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Beethoven: Sonata in C Major, Op. 53 "Waldstein" - Stravinsky: Petrouchka

Hyperion Knight

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Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53, "Waldstein"  
I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven; Hyperion Knight
II. Adagio molto - Allegretto moderato
Ludwig van Beethoven; Hyperion Knight
No. 1. Danse russe (Russian Dance)
Igor Stravinsky; Hyperion Knight
No. 2. Chez Petrouchka (Petrushka's Cell)
Igor Stravinsky; Hyperion Knight
No. 3. La semaine grass (The Shrove-tide Fair)
Igor Stravinsky; Hyperion Knight
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    35:16
American pianist Hyperion Knight wrote his Ph.D dissertation on Beethoven's Sonata in C Major, "Waldstein" piano concerto so it was only fitting that he would eventually record the work. Knight plays a nine foot Sheldon Smith concert grand, beautifully captured by Wilson Audiophile's engineers in the very workshop in Berkeley, California where the piano was built. Stravinsky's Trois Movements de Petrouchka ballet trilogy rounds out this 1983 release.
176.4 kHz / 24-bit, 88.2 kHz / 24-bit PCM and 2.8224 MHz DSD – Wilson Audiophile Recordings Studio Masters

This album is a high-resolution digital transfer of material originating from an analogue master source. Due to the nature of analogue tape recording, it may contain artifacts or audio which uses a limited amount of the available dynamic range / frequency bandwidth of high-resolution digital audio. As such, it is offered as a high-resolution documentation of a historical release.

Recorded by David A. Wilson
Assistance by David A. Wilson, III and Sheryl Lee Wilson
Mastering by Bruce Leek
Matrix by Rick Goldman

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