Maurizio Pollini - Beethoven: Complete Piano Sonatas

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Ships on: July 24, 2024

8 CDs, Capbox. Maurizio Pollini's Beethoven Sonatas cycle has reached completion after nearly 40 years. The Beethoven cycle began in June 1975 with opp. 109 and 110, and reached completion with the final CD, of the three sonatas op. 31 and the two of op. 49. This latter recording will appear as a single CD simultaneously with the box set. This is the first Beethoven cycle on DG since those of Barenboim and Giles in the 1980s.

Tracklisting:

CD 1 – Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.1 In F Minor, Op.2 No.1; Piano Sonata No.2 In A, Op.2 No.2; Piano Sonata No.3 In C, Op.2 No.3

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.1 In F Minor, Op.2 No.1

1. Allegro

2. Adagio

3. Menuetto (Allegretto)

4. Prestissimo

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.2 In A, Op.2 No.2

5. Allegro vivace

6. Largo appassionato

7. Scherzo (Allegretto)

8. Rondo (Grazioso)

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.3 In C, Op.2 No.3

9. Allegro con brio

10. Adagio

11. Scherzo (Allegro)

12. Allegro assai

CD 2 – Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.4 In E Flat, Op.7; Piano Sonata No.9 In E, Op.14 No.1; Piano Sonata No.10 In G, Op.14 No.2; Piano Sonata No.11 In B Flat, Op.22

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.4 In E Flat, Op.7

1. Allegro molto e con brio

2. Largo, con gran espressione

3. Allegro

4. Rondo (Poco allegretto e grazioso)

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.9 In E, Op.14 No.1

5. Allegro

6. Allegretto

7. Rondo (Allegro comodo)

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.10 In G, Op.14 No.2

8. Allegro

9. Andante

10. Scherzo (Allegro assai)

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.11 In B Flat, Op.22

11. Allegro con brio

12. Adagio con molto espressione

13. Menuetto

14. Rondo (Allegretto)

CD 3 – Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.5 In C Minor, Op.10 No.1; Piano Sonata No.6 In F, Op.10 No.2; Piano Sonata No.7 In D, Op.10 No.3; Piano Sonata No.8 In C Minor, Op.13 -"Pathétique"

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.5 In C Minor, Op.10 No.1

1. Allegro molto e con brio

2. Adagio molto

3. Finale (Prestissimo) Maurizio Pollini

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.6 In F, Op.10 No.2

4. Allegro

5. Allegretto

6. Presto

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.7 In D, Op.10 No.3

7. Presto

8. Largo e mesto

9. Menuetto (Allegro)

10. Rondo (Allegro)

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.8 In C Minor, Op.13 -"Pathétique"

11. Grave - Allegro di molto e con brio

12. Adagio cantabile

13. Rondo (Allegro)

CD 4 – Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.12 In A Flat, Op.26; Piano Sonata No.13 In E Flat, Op.27 No.1; Piano Sonata No.14 In C Sharp Minor, Op.27 No.2 -"Moonlight"; Piano Sonata No.15 In D, Op.28 -"Pastorale"

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.12 In A Flat, Op.26

1. Andante con variazioni

2. Scherzo (Allegro molto)

3. Marcia funebre sulla morte d'un Eroe

4. Allegro

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.13 In E Flat, Op.27 No.1

5. Andante - Allegro - Tempo I

6. Allegro molto e vivace

7. Adagio con espressione

8. Allegro vivace - Tempo I - Presto

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.14 In C Sharp Minor, Op.27 No.2 -"Moonlight"

9. Adagio sostenuto

10. Allegretto

11. Presto agitato

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.15 In D, Op.28 -"Pastorale"

12. Allegro

13. Andante

14. Scherzo. Allegro vivace

15. Rondo. Allegro ma non troppo

CD 5 – Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.16 In G Major, Op. No.1; Piano Sonata No.17 In D Minor, Op.31 No.2; Piano Sonata No.18 In E Flat Major, Op.31 No.3; Piano Sonata No.19 In G Minor, Op.49 No.1; Piano Sonata No.20 In G, Op.49 No.2

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.16 In G, Op.31 No.1

1. Allegro vivace

2. Adagio grazioso

3. Rondo (Allegretto)

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.17 In D Minor, Op.31 No.2 -"Tempest"

4. Largo - Allegro

5. Adagio

6. Allegretto

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.18 In E Flat, Op.31 No.3 -"The Hunt"

7. Allegro

8. Scherzo (Allegretto vivace)

9. Menuetto (Moderato e grazioso)

10. Presto con fuoco

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.19 In G Minor, Op.49 No.1

11. Andante

12. Rondo (Allegro)

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.20 In G, Op.49 No.2

13. Allegro ma non troppo

14. Tempo di Menuetto

CD 6 – Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.21 In C, Op.53; Piano Sonata No.22 In F, Op.54; Piano Sonata No.23 In F Minor, Op. 57; Piano Sonata No.24 In F Sharp, Op.78; Piano Sonata No.25 In G, Op.79

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.21 In C, Op.53 -"Waldstein"

1. Allegro con brio

2. Introduzione (Adagio molto)

3. Rondo (Allegretto moderato - Prestissimo)

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.22 In F, Op.54

4. In Tempo d'un Menuetto

5. Allegretto

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.23 In F Minor, Op.57 -"Appassionata"

6. Allegro assai

7. Andante con moto

8. Allegro ma non troppo

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.24 In F Sharp, Op.78 "For Therese"

9. Adagio cantabile - Allegro ma non troppo

10. Allegro vivace

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.25 In G, Op.79

11. Presto alla tedesca

12. Andante

13. Vivace

CD 7 – Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.26 In E Flat, Op.81a; Piano Sonata No.27 In E Minor, Op.90; Piano Sonata No.29 In B Flat, Op.106

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.26 In E Flat, Op.81a -"Les adieux"

1. Das Lebewohl (Adagio - Allegro)

2. Abwesenheit (Andante espressivo)

3. Das Wiedersehen (Vivacissimamente)

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.27 In E Minor, Op.90

4. Mit Lebhaftigkeit und durchaus mit Empfindung und Ausdruck

5. Nicht zu geschwind und sehr singbar vorgetragen

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.29 In B Flat, Op.106 -"Hammerklavier"

6. Allegro

7. Scherzo (Assai vivace - Presto - Prestissimo - Tempo I)

8. Adagio sostenuto

9. Largo - Allegro risoluto

CD 8 – Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.28 In A, Op.101; Piano Sonata No.30 In E, Op.109; Piano Sonata No.31 In A Flat, Op.110; Piano Sonata No.32 In C Minor, Op.111

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.28 In A, Op.101

1. Etwas lebhaft und mit der innigsten Empfindung (Allegretto ma non troppo)

2. Lebhaft, marschmäßig (Vivace alla marcia)

3. Langsam und sehnsuchtsvoll (Adagio ma non troppo, con affetto)

4. Geschwind, doch nicht zu sehr und mit Entschlossenheit (Allegro)

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.30 In E, Op.109

5. Vivace, ma non troppo - Adagio espressivo - Tempo I

6. Prestissimo

7. Gesangvoll, mit innigster Empfindung (Andante molto cantabile ed espressivo)

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.31 In A Flat, Op.110

8. Moderato cantabile molto espressivo

9. Allegro molto

10. Adagio ma non troppo - Fuga (Allegro ma non troppo)

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.32 In C Minor, Op.111

11. Maestoso - Allegro con brio ed appassionato

12. Arietta (Adagio molto semplice e cantabile)

Boxset Dimensions: 5.6"x4.9"x0.4"