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The Complete Beethoven Piano Sonatas, Vol. 2

Jonathan Biss

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Piano Sonata No. 4 in E-Flat Major, Op. 7 "Grand"  
1.1
I. Allegro molto e con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven; Jonathan Biss
7:45
1.2
II. Largo, con gran espressione
Ludwig van Beethoven; Jonathan Biss
8:11
1.3
III. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven; Jonathan Biss
5:08
1.4
IV. Rondo. Poco allegretto e grazioso
Ludwig van Beethoven; Jonathan Biss
6:55
Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight"  
1.5
I. Adagio sostenuto
Ludwig van Beethoven; Jonathan Biss
5:07
1.6
II. Allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven; Jonathan Biss
2:05
1.7
III. Presto agitato
Ludwig van Beethoven; Jonathan Biss
7:16
1.8
Fantasia in G Minor, Op. 77
Ludwig van Beethoven; Jonathan Biss
9:09
Piano Sonata No. 24 in F-Sharp Minor, Op. 78 "A Thérèse"  
1.9
I. Adagio cantabile - Allegro ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven; Jonathan Biss
7:04
1.10
II. Allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven; Jonathan Biss
2:39
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    61:19
"…a beautifully packaged affair. The playing there, too, is superb, consistently fresh and enlightening; it represents one of the finest products of Beethoven 250." - Seen and Heard International This album is the second volume of a nine-disc survey of the complete Beethoven Piano Sonatas from Jonathan Biss. Jonathan Biss is an American pianist, teacher, and writer based in Philadelphia. He is the co-artistic director (with Mitsuko Uchida) of the Marlboro Music Festival. He has appeared with the foremost orchestras in the United States including the Los Angeles and New York philharmonics; the Boston, Chicago, and San Francisco Symphonies, and the Cleveland and Philadelphia orchestras. Throughout his career, Biss has been particularly noted for his immersive focus on single composers.
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