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Schubert: Piano Sonatas D. 959 - 960

Krystian Zimerman

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Piano Sonata No. 20 In A Major, D. 959  
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1. Allegro
Franz Schubert; Krystian Zimerman
14:14
2
2. Andantino
Franz Schubert; Krystian Zimerman
7:36
3
3. Scherzo (Allegro vivace)
Franz Schubert; Krystian Zimerman
4:52
4
4. Rondo (Allegretto)
Franz Schubert; Krystian Zimerman
12:12
Piano Sonata No. 21 In B Flat Major, D. 960  
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1. Molto moderato
Franz Schubert; Krystian Zimerman
20:15
6
2. Andante sostenuto
Franz Schubert; Krystian Zimerman
10:33
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3. Scherzo (Allegro vivace con delicatezza)
Franz Schubert; Krystian Zimerman
4:10
8
4. Allegro ma non troppo
Franz Schubert; Krystian Zimerman
8:14
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    1:22:06
“From the bold chords that launch Schubert's A major Sonata, D959, we were plunged into a world in which the piano shed its percussive qualities and transformed itself into a symphony orchestra, where accents had impact without harshness and where the composer's large-scale landscapes were unveiled with a rare inevitability.”
- Financial Times

Legendary Polish pianist Krystian Zimerman presents a definitive recording of Schubert's Piano Sonatas Nos. 20 and 21 on this release for Deutsche Grammophon. A musician who records rarely, Zimerman's delicate interpretations of some of the last works Schubert wrote before his early death are sure to be treasured.
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Deutsche Grammophon Studio Masters

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