Beethoven and the Piano

May 16, 2013, 7:00 pm

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Beethoven and the Piano – 200 years after the composition of Beethoven’s five Piano Concertos, they’re still the giants of the piano world. Join us for a concerto a day, plus some of his more intimate works for the instrument. Leon Fleisher, Murray Perahia, and Martha Argerich are a few of the prominent pianist that we will hear from this week.

Playlist

Episode 1

Beethoven: Piano Sonata Op. 2 No. 1, I & II
Perahia, p.
Beethoven – Piano Sonatas Nos. 1, 2, 3
Sony 64397
3:55, 4:40

Beethoven: Concerto for Piano
No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 19
Cleveland Orchestra/Szell; Fleisher, p.
The Five Piano Concertos
CBS 42445
27:28, 1:14

Beethoven: Sonata for Piano No. 8
in C minor, Op. 13,Pathétique, I
Ashkenazy, p.
Piano Sonatas . Sonates Pour Piano . Klaviersonaten :
Moonlight = Clair De Lune = Mondscheinsonate / Pathetique / Appassionata
Lon 410260
8:25

Beethoven: Sonata for Piano No. 9
in E major, Op. 14 No. 1, I
Gould, p.
The Glenn Gould Edition
Sony 51638
3:13

Episode 2

Beethoven: Sonata No. 11 in B-flat, Op. 22, III
Ohlsson, p.
Garrick Ohlsson: The Complete Beethoven Sonatas
Arab 6773
3:29, :56

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15
Concertgebouw/Wallberg; Argerich, p.
Martha Argerich – Live From The Concertgebouw 1978 & 1992
EMI 56974
:30, :25, 34:08

Beethoven: Sonata for Piano No. 14
in C-sharp minor, Op. 27 No 2,Moonlight, I & III
Goode, p.
Beethoven: The Complete Piano Sonatas
None 79328
12:28

Episode 3

Beethoven: Concerto for Piano No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37
Royal Concertgebouw/ Haitink; Perahia, p.
Piano Concertos Nos. 3 & 4
CBS 39814
35:25, :44

Beethoven: Sonata for Piano No. 21
in C major, Op. 53,Waldstein, I & III (excerpt)

Brendel, p.
Beethoven: The Complete Piano Sonatas
Phil 412575
11:13, 4:07

Episode 4

Beethoven: Sonata for Piano No. 23
in F minor, Op. 57, Appassionata, I
Ashkenazy, p.
Beethoven: Piano Sonatas 14, 21,23
Lon 425838
9:30

Beethoven: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 4
in G Major, Op. 58
Weiner/ Rattle; Brendel, p.
Beethoven: The 5 Piano Concertos
Sony 52632
32:13

Beethoven: Sonata for Piano No. 24
in F-sharp major, Op. 78, I
Pommier, p.
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3; Piano Sonatas Nos. 21 “Waldstein” & 24
Apex 48994
7:40

Episode 5

Beethoven: Concerto for Piano No. 6 in D major, Op. 61, III
Sinfonia Varsovia/Menuhin; Duchable, p.
Beethoven: Piano Concertos no 2 & 6
EMI 56875
10:26

Beethoven: Concerto for Piano No. 5
in E-flat major, Op. 73, Emperor
Berlin Phil/Leitner; Kempff, p.
Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos 4 & 5
DG 447402
38:20

Beethoven: Sonata for Piano No. 21
in C major, Op. 53,Waldstein, II
Brendel, p.
Sämtliche Klaviersonaten • The Complete Piano Sonatas • Les 32 Sonates Pour Piano
Phil 412575
3:48