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Released April 17, 2020
Originated November 25, 2016
Duration 11h 46m 48s
Record Label ECM New Series
Genre Classical
 

Ludwig van Beethoven - The Piano Sonatas (Live)

András Schiff

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Piano Sonata No. 1 In F Minor, Op. 2, No. 1  
1.1
1. Allegro (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
5:41
1.2
2. Adagio (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
4:21
1.3
3. Menuetto (Allegretto / Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
3:12
1.4
4. Prestissimo (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
7:49
Piano Sonata No. 2 In A Major, Op. 2, No. 2  
1.5
1. Allegro vivace (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
11:19
1.6
2. Largo appassionato (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
6:48
1.7
3. Scherzo (Allegretto / Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
3:29
1.8
4. Rondo (Grazioso / Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
6:51
Piano Sonata No. 3 In C Major, Op. 2, No. 3  
1.9
1. Allegro con brio (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
11:08
1.10
2. Adagio (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
7:21
1.11
3. Scherzo (Allegro / Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
3:19
1.12
4. Allegro assai (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
5:59
Piano Sonata No. 4 In E Flat Major, Op. 7  
1.13
1. Allegro molto e con brio (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
9:09
1.14
2. Largo, con gran espressione (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
8:56
1.15
3. Allegro (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
5:12
1.16
4. Rondo (Poco allegretto e grazioso / Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
7:30
Piano Sonata No. 5 In C Minor, Op. 10, No. 1  
1.17
1. Allegro molto e con brio (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
5:52
1.18
2. Adagio molto (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
7:55
1.19
3. Finale (Prestissimo / Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
4:13
Piano Sonata No. 6 In F Major, Op. 10, No. 2  
1.20
1. Allegro (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
8:58
1.21
2. Allegretto (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
3:54
1.22
3. Presto (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
3:59
Piano Sonata No. 7 In D Major, Op. 10, No. 3  
1.23
1. Presto (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
6:48
1.24
2. Largo e mesto (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
8:12
1.25
3. Menuetto (Allegro / Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
2:50
1.26
4. Rondo (Allegro / Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
3:57
Piano Sonata No. 8 In C Minor, Op. 13 -"Pathétique"  
1.27
1. Grave - Allegro di molto e con brio (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
10:16
1.28
2. Adagio cantabile (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
5:14
1.29
3. Rondo (Allegro / Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
4:25
Piano Sonata No. 19 In G Minor, Op. 49, No. 1  
1.30
1. Andante (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
4:30
1.31
2. Rondo (Allegro / Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
3:50
Piano Sonata No. 20 In G Major, Op. 49, No. 2  
1.32
1. Allegro ma non troppo (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
5:05
1.33
2. Tempo di Menuetto (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
3:34
Piano Sonata No. 9 In E Major, Op. 14, No. 1  
1.34
1. Allegro (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
7:30
1.35
2. Allegretto (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
3:50
1.36
3. Rondo (Allegro comodo / Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
3:20
Piano Sonata No. 10 In G Major, Op. 14, No. 2  
1.37
1. Allegro (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
7:42
1.38
2. Andante (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
5:11
1.39
3. Scherzo (Allegro assai / Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
3:54
Piano Sonata No. 11 In B Flat Major, Op. 22  
1.40
1. Allegro con brio (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
8:11
1.41
2. Adagio con molto espressione (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
7:36
1.42
3. Menuetto (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
3:09
1.43
4. Rondo (Allegretto / Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
6:35
Sonata No. 12 In A Flat Op.26  
1.44
1. Andante con variazioni (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
7:41
1.45
2. Scherzo. Allegro molto (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
2:42
1.46
3. Marcia funebre sulla morte d'un Eroe (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
5:05
1.47
4. Allegro (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
3:15
Sonata No. 13 In E Flat Op.27, No.1  
1.48
1. Andante - Allegro - Tempo I (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
5:19
1.49
2. Allegro molto e vivace (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
2:03
1.50
3. Adagio con espressione (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
2:36
1.51
4. Allegro vivace (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
5:53
Piano Sonata No. 14 In C Sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 2 -"Moonlight"  
1.52
1. Adagio sostenuto (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
4:28
1.53
2. Allegretto (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
2:25
1.54
3. Presto agitato (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
7:28
Piano Sonata No. 15 In D Major, Op. 28 -"Pastorale"  
1.55
1. Allegro (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
10:29
1.56
2. Andante (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
6:58
1.57
3. Scherzo. Allegro vivace (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
2:13
1.58
4. Rondo. Allegro ma non troppo (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
5:45
Piano Sonata No. 16 In G Major, Op. 31, No. 1  
1.59
1. Allegro vivace (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
7:09
1.60
2. Adagio grazioso (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
10:35
1.61
3. Rondo (Allegretto / Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
7:08
Piano Sonata No. 17 In D Minor, Op. 31, No. 2 -"The Tempest"  
1.62
1. Largo - Allegro (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
8:47
1.63
2. Adagio (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
8:14
1.64
3. Allegretto (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
7:37
Piano Sonata No. 18 In E Flat Major, Op. 31, No. 3 -"The Hunt"  
1.65
1. Allegro (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
8:35
1.66
2. Scherzo (Allegretto vivace / Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
4:56
1.67
3. Menuetto (Moderato e grazioso / Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
4:10
1.68
4. Presto con fuoco (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
4:25
Piano Sonata No. 21 In C Major, Op. 53 -"Waldstein"  
1.69
1. Allegro con brio (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
10:48
1.70
2. Introduzione (Adagio molto / Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
4:20
1.71
3. Rondo (Allegretto moderato / Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
10:22
Andante favori In F Major, WoO 57  
1.72
Andante grazioso con moto (Encore / Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
8:22
Piano Sonata No. 22 In F Major, Op. 54  
1.73
1. In Tempo d'un Menuetto (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
5:48
1.74
2. Allegretto (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
7:07
Piano Sonata No. 23 In F Minor, Op. 57 -"Appassionata"  
1.75
1. Allegro assai (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
10:28
1.76
2. Andante con moto (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
6:38
1.77
3. Allegro ma non troppo (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
8:51
Piano Sonata No. 24 In F Sharp Major, Op. 78 "For Therese"  
1.78
1. Adagio cantabile - Allegro ma non troppo (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
7:35
1.79
2. Allegro vivace (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
3:08
Piano Sonata No. 25 In G Major, Op. 79  
1.80
1. Presto alla tedesca (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
4:57
1.81
2. Andante (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
2:49
1.82
3. Vivace (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
2:03
Piano Sonata No. 26 In E Flat Major, Op. 81a -"Les adieux"  
1.83
1. Das Lebewohl (Adagio - Allegro / Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
7:19
1.84
2. Abwesenheit (Andante espressivo / Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
3:24
1.85
3. Das Wiedersehen (Vivacissimamente / Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
6:08
Piano Sonata No. 27 In E Minor, Op. 90  
1.86
Mit Lebhaftigkeit und durchaus mit Empfindung und Ausdruck (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
5:30
1.87
Nicht zu geschwind und sehr singbar vorgetragen (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
7:59
Piano Sonata No. 28 In A Major, Op. 101  
1.88
Etwas lebhaft und mit der innigsten Empfindung. Allegretto, ma non troppo (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
3:53
1.89
Lebhaft, Marschmäßig. Vivace alla Marcia (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
6:34
1.90
Langsam und sehnsuchtvoll. Adagio, ma non troppo, con affetto (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
2:32
1.91
Geschwinde, doch nicht zu sehr, und mit Entschlossenheit. Allegro (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
7:43
Piano Sonata No. 29 In B Flat Major, Op. 106 -"Hammerklavier"  
1.92
Allegro (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
11:06
1.93
Scherzo. Assai vivace (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
2:41
1.94
Adagio sostenuto (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
15:29
1.95
Largo - Allegro risoluto (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
12:50
Piano Sonata No. 30 In E Major, Op. 109  
1.96
Vivace, ma non troppo - Adagio esspressivo (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
3:40
1.97
Presstissimo (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
2:29
1.98
Gesangvoll, mit innigster Empfindung. Andante molto cantabile ed espressivo (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
12:36
Piano Sonata No. 31 In A Flat Major, Op. 110  
1.99
Moderato cantabile molto espressivo (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
6:54
1.100
Allegro molto (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
2:17
1.101
Adagio ma non troppo - Fuga. Allegro ma non troppo (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
9:47
Piano Sonata No. 32 In C Minor, Op. 111  
1.102
Maestroso - Allegro con brio ed appassionato (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
8:42
1.103
Arietta. Adagio molto semplice e cantabile (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
18:03
Three Piano Pieces, D. 946  
1.104
No.1 In E Flat Minor (Allegro assai / Live)
Franz Schubert; András Schiff
7:26
1.105
Allegretto In C Minor, D. 915 (Live)
Franz Schubert; András Schiff
4:59
1.106
Gigue In G Major, KV 574 (Live)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; András Schiff
1:42
Piano Sonata In G Minor, Hob. XVI:44  
1.107
1. Moderato (Live)
Franz Joseph Haydn; András Schiff
9:33
1.108
2. Allegretto (Live)
Franz Joseph Haydn; András Schiff
4:04
1.109
Hungarian Melody In B Minor, D. 817 (Live)
Franz Schubert; András Schiff
3:59
Andante favori In F Major, WoO 57  
1.110
Andante grazioso con moto (Live)
Ludwig van Beethoven; András Schiff
8:41
Partita No.1 In B Flat Major, BWV 825  
1.111
Menuet I & II (Live)
Johann Sebastian Bach; András Schiff
2:32
1.112
Gigue (Live)
Johann Sebastian Bach; András Schiff
2:33
Prelude & Fugue In B Flat Minor (Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I, No.22), BWV 867  
1.113
Prelude (Live)
Johann Sebastian Bach; András Schiff
2:30
1.114
Fugue (Live)
Johann Sebastian Bach; András Schiff
3:27
Digital Booklet
Andras Schiff’s landmark Beethoven cycle, recorded live in Zürich’s Tonhalle, now reaches its sixth volume with music written between 1804 and 1810, including the celebrated “Appassionata” op. 57 is preceded by the F-major Sonata Op. 54 whose mood is, as Schifff notes, partly song-like, party heavily accented. The Op 78 Sonata takes us into a very lyrical as well as a capriciously playful world. The sonata Op.79 is incisive and extrovert and the “Les Adieux” Sonata “presents us with a wonderful portrayal of a spiritual state between farewell, absence and joyful reunion.”
44.1 kHz / 24-bit PCM – ECM New Series Studio Masters
Track title
Peak
(dB FS)
RMS
(dB FS)
LUFS
(integrated)
DR
Album average
Range of values
-3.28
-12.04 to -0.22
-26.90
-35.20 to -20.56
-23.29
-30.30 to -16.70
15
12 to 18
1
1. Allegro (Live)
-0.97-24.87-21.816
2
2. Adagio (Live)
-10.22-31.44-28.314
3
3. Menuetto (Allegretto / Live)
-3.88-26.22-22.613
4
4. Prestissimo (Live)
-2.44-24.46-21.314
5
1. Allegro vivace (Live)
-3.27-25.74-22.414
6
2. Largo appassionato (Live)
-2.24-28.74-24.516
7
3. Scherzo (Allegretto / Live)
-3.08-26.57-23.015
8
4. Rondo (Grazioso / Live)
-2.56-25.19-22.113
9
1. Allegro con brio (Live)
-2.14-24.42-20.815
10
2. Adagio (Live)
-1.88-29.93-25.418
11
3. Scherzo (Allegro / Live)
-2.44-25.51-22.516
12
4. Allegro assai (Live)
-2.68-25.94-22.816
13
1. Allegro molto e con brio (Live)
-1.57-23.44-20.314
14
2. Largo, con gran espressione (Live)
-1.56-29.72-24.117
15
3. Allegro (Live)
-5.47-27.14-23.613
16
4. Rondo (Poco allegretto e grazioso / Live)
-3.10-24.79-21.313
17
1. Allegro molto e con brio (Live)
-1.90-24.61-21.415
18
2. Adagio molto (Live)
-3.56-29.55-25.817
19
3. Finale (Prestissimo / Live)
-1.52-24.78-21.015
20
1. Allegro (Live)
-3.52-26.97-23.316
21
2. Allegretto (Live)
-5.63-31.32-27.816
22
3. Presto (Live)
-3.27-25.33-22.314
23
1. Presto (Live)
-3.51-25.78-22.315
24
2. Largo e mesto (Live)
-2.29-27.28-22.716
25
3. Menuetto (Allegro / Live)
-5.61-29.40-26.415
26
4. Rondo (Allegro / Live)
-3.10-27.63-23.415
27
1. Grave - Allegro di molto e con brio (Live)
-1.28-24.90-21.116
28
2. Adagio cantabile (Live)
-3.66-32.56-29.617
29
3. Rondo (Allegro / Live)
-2.23-25.00-21.514
30
1. Andante (Live)
-8.87-30.12-27.214
31
2. Rondo (Allegro / Live)
-3.28-27.23-24.014
32
1. Allegro ma non troppo (Live)
-3.25-27.85-25.017
33
2. Tempo di Menuetto (Live)
-8.09-31.33-28.114
34
1. Allegro (Live)
-4.18-28.05-24.716
35
2. Allegretto (Live)
-6.74-29.39-26.115
36
3. Rondo (Allegro comodo / Live)
-0.85-25.96-22.014
37
1. Allegro (Live)
-5.99-27.98-24.714
38
2. Andante (Live)
-0.95-29.49-25.917
39
3. Scherzo (Allegro assai / Live)
-3.96-27.34-23.614
40
1. Allegro con brio (Live)
-0.85-23.68-20.415
41
2. Adagio con molto espressione (Live)
-6.92-31.33-28.116
42
3. Menuetto (Live)
-2.98-23.85-20.513
43
4. Rondo (Allegretto / Live)
-0.85-24.15-21.014
44
1. Andante con variazioni (Live)
-5.50-29.29-26.215
45
2. Scherzo. Allegro molto (Live)
-0.30-24.69-21.414
46
3. Marcia funebre sulla morte d'un Eroe (Live)
-1.80-25.01-20.715
47
4. Allegro (Live)
-1.41-25.16-21.915
48
1. Andante - Allegro - Tempo I (Live)
-3.75-30.97-27.516
49
2. Allegro molto e vivace (Live)
-2.16-25.22-22.213
50
3. Adagio con espressione (Live)
-5.68-31.56-28.014
51
4. Allegro vivace (Live)
-1.31-23.79-19.914
52
1. Adagio sostenuto (Live)
-12.04-32.99-30.313
53
2. Allegretto (Live)
-5.45-29.20-26.115
54
3. Presto agitato (Live)
-0.55-22.35-19.014
55
1. Allegro (Live)
-0.92-26.10-22.615
56
2. Andante (Live)
-2.43-27.86-24.216
57
3. Scherzo. Allegro vivace (Live)
-4.27-25.78-22.214
58
4. Rondo. Allegro ma non troppo (Live)
-0.90-24.52-20.714
59
1. Allegro vivace (Live)
-5.03-25.57-21.713
60
2. Adagio grazioso (Live)
-6.62-30.87-27.716
61
3. Rondo (Allegretto / Live)
-3.83-26.55-23.214
62
1. Largo - Allegro (Live)
-2.62-25.47-20.614
63
2. Adagio (Live)
-6.01-33.06-29.517
64
3. Allegretto (Live)
-4.59-24.88-21.513
65
1. Allegro (Live)
-2.13-30.12-27.018
66
2. Scherzo (Allegretto vivace / Live)
-2.32-29.91-26.618
67
3. Menuetto (Moderato e grazioso / Live)
-6.52-31.95-28.617
68
4. Presto con fuoco (Live)
-2.22-24.45-21.315
69
1. Allegro con brio (Live)
-1.05-24.13-20.614
70
2. Introduzione (Adagio molto / Live)
-9.32-35.20-30.215
71
3. Rondo (Allegretto moderato / Live)
-1.27-23.47-19.714
72
Andante grazioso con moto (Encore / Live)
-0.44-25.43-21.316
73
1. In Tempo d'un Menuetto (Live)
-2.39-24.16-21.213
74
2. Allegretto (Live)
-0.25-21.83-17.714
75
1. Allegro assai (Live)
-0.34-28.19-23.616
76
2. Andante con moto (Live)
-0.29-20.56-16.713
77
3. Allegro ma non troppo (Live)
-1.36-24.96-21.615
78
1. Adagio cantabile - Allegro ma non troppo (Live)
-0.38-24.17-20.016
79
2. Allegro vivace (Live)
-3.98-24.27-21.413
80
1. Presto alla tedesca (Live)
-10.16-31.95-28.914
81
2. Andante (Live)
-3.55-25.90-22.713
82
3. Vivace (Live)
-0.22-24.29-19.715
83
1. Das Lebewohl (Adagio - Allegro / Live)
-2.71-28.26-24.214
84
2. Abwesenheit (Andante espressivo / Live)
-0.27-21.45-17.913
85
3. Das Wiedersehen (Vivacissimamente / Live)
-0.37-26.20-22.714
86
Mit Lebhaftigkeit und durchaus mit Empfindung und Ausdruck (Live)
-0.41-22.19-18.214
87
Nicht zu geschwind und sehr singbar vorgetragen (Live)
-0.99-25.27-21.114
88
Etwas lebhaft und mit der innigsten Empfindung. Allegretto, ma non troppo (Live)
-5.71-28.58-25.214
89
Lebhaft, Marschmäßig. Vivace alla Marcia (Live)
-0.27-22.68-19.214
90
Langsam und sehnsuchtvoll. Adagio, ma non troppo, con affetto (Live)
-0.52-25.53-20.916
91
Geschwinde, doch nicht zu sehr, und mit Entschlossenheit. Allegro (Live)
-0.33-21.27-17.414
92
Allegro (Live)
-0.40-24.35-19.515
93
Scherzo. Assai vivace (Live)
-5.13-29.51-26.215
94
Adagio sostenuto (Live)
-1.47-25.70-21.215
95
Largo - Allegro risoluto (Live)
-3.45-28.51-25.415
96
Vivace, ma non troppo - Adagio esspressivo (Live)
-3.29-29.77-25.716
97
Presstissimo (Live)
-0.54-25.29-21.717
98
Gesangvoll, mit innigster Empfindung. Andante molto cantabile ed espressivo (Live)
-4.84-32.25-27.516
99
Moderato cantabile molto espressivo (Live)
-0.38-24.69-20.816
100
Allegro molto (Live)
-0.27-22.26-18.715
101
Adagio ma non troppo - Fuga. Allegro ma non troppo (Live)
-1.86-25.05-21.114
102
Maestroso - Allegro con brio ed appassionato (Live)
-1.64-28.78-24.617
103
Arietta. Adagio molto semplice e cantabile (Live)
-0.24-23.48-19.516
104
No.1 In E Flat Minor (Allegro assai / Live)
-2.32-26.50-22.615
105
Allegretto In C Minor, D. 915 (Live)
-7.03-30.56-25.514
106
Gigue In G Major, KV 574 (Live)
-4.92-27.14-23.314
107
1. Moderato (Live)
-4.39-28.01-24.815
108
2. Allegretto (Live)
-6.98-27.60-24.413
109
Hungarian Melody In B Minor, D. 817 (Live)
-5.31-28.16-24.314
110
Andante grazioso con moto (Live)
-5.13-29.23-25.614
111
Menuet I & II (Live)
-9.08-28.32-25.712
112
Gigue (Live)
-5.56-26.86-23.413
113
Prelude (Live)
-8.76-31.75-28.814
114
Fugue (Live)
-5.61-28.36-24.914

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