Beethoven Sonatas For Piano & Violoncello 180g 2LP
Beethoven Sonatas For Piano & Violoncello 180g 2LP
Genre: Classical
Composer: Beethoven
Additional Artists: Sviatoslav Richter
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"

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Beethoven Sonatas For Piano & Violoncello 180g 2LP

Mstislav Rostropovich

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SKU:
EUROS2920
UPC:
4260019713704
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180g Virgin Vinyl High Quality Double LP Pressing!
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Possessing a complete recording of Beethoven's Cello Sonatas gives far more satisfaction than merely having the set to fill the shelves. On the one hand it offers one the opportunity to compare Beethoven's art of composition at various stages in his life. And on the other hand one can already recognize in the early Opus 5 how he breaks with the traditional sonata in which the solo instrument merely provides an accompaniment and treats the two instruments as equal partners in the creation of the movements.

Richter and Rostropovich devote themselves to their task with verve and freshness. The two early works are marked by the rich and full sound of the cello and an elegantly performed piano part, while the two Russian musicians foster a contemplative, introverted style in the A major Sonata. This respectful approach also lends itself well to the C major Sonata where the free, fantasia-like character with wide-ranging shading is shown off to advantage. Beethoven's break with the traditional sonata-form layout is carried to extremes in the D major Sonata, where the cello ignores the powerful theme on the piano in the first movement. The work's brittleness is effectively revealed by the two musicians in the transition from the sensitive Adagio to the austere, freely worked final Fugato, while their resolute and analytical approach to the work and technical prowess on their instruments is highly rewarding.

Features:
• 180g Virgin Vinyl
• High Quality Pressing
• Pure Analogue Audiophile Mastering
• Double LP
• Gatefold sleeve

Musicians:
Mstislav Rostropovich, cello
Sviatoslav Richter, piano

Selections:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

1. Sonata for Cello & Piano No. 1 in F, Op. 5 No. 1
2. Sonata for Cello & Piano No. 2 in G minor, Op. 5 No.2
3. Sonata for Cello & Piano No. 3 in A, op. 69
4. Sonata for Cello & Piano No. 4 in C, op. 102 No. 1
5. Sonata for Cello & Piano No. 5 in D, op. 102 No. 2
Description
TAS Super LP List! Special Merit: Classical

180g Virgin Vinyl High Quality Double LP Pressing!
Pure Analogue Audiophile Mastering!


Possessing a complete recording of Beethoven's Cello Sonatas gives far more satisfaction than merely having the set to fill the shelves. On the one hand it offers one the opportunity to compare Beethoven's art of composition at various stages in his life. And on the other hand one can already recognize in the early Opus 5 how he breaks with the traditional sonata in which the solo instrument merely provides an accompaniment and treats the two instruments as equal partners in the creation of the movements.

Richter and Rostropovich devote themselves to their task with verve and freshness. The two early works are marked by the rich and full sound of the cello and an elegantly performed piano part, while the two Russian musicians foster a contemplative, introverted style in the A major Sonata. This respectful approach also lends itself well to the C major Sonata where the free, fantasia-like character with wide-ranging shading is shown off to advantage. Beethoven's break with the traditional sonata-form layout is carried to extremes in the D major Sonata, where the cello ignores the powerful theme on the piano in the first movement. The work's brittleness is effectively revealed by the two musicians in the transition from the sensitive Adagio to the austere, freely worked final Fugato, while their resolute and analytical approach to the work and technical prowess on their instruments is highly rewarding.

Features:
• 180g Virgin Vinyl
• High Quality Pressing
• Pure Analogue Audiophile Mastering
• Double LP
• Gatefold sleeve

Musicians:
Mstislav Rostropovich, cello
Sviatoslav Richter, piano

Selections:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

1. Sonata for Cello & Piano No. 1 in F, Op. 5 No. 1
2. Sonata for Cello & Piano No. 2 in G minor, Op. 5 No.2
3. Sonata for Cello & Piano No. 3 in A, op. 69
4. Sonata for Cello & Piano No. 4 in C, op. 102 No. 1
5. Sonata for Cello & Piano No. 5 in D, op. 102 No. 2
Genre
Classical
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
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Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Mstislav Rostropovich
Title
Sonatas For Piano & Violoncello
Composer
Beethoven
Additional Artists
Sviatoslav Richter
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Availability
Backordered
Format
Vinyl
ISBN
Creation Date
Release Date
08-16-2011
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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