Beethoven Explored, Volume 3

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Catalogue No: MSV 72005
EAN/UPC: 809730008528
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Release Date: April 2007
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Discs: 1
Sample: Sonata op. 30 no. 2 - Scherzo (beginning)

The third in our series which presents Beethoven’s Violin Sonatas in their musical and social context, alongside works by Beethoven’s contemporaries and pupils. Here the op. 30 sonatas are joined by Franz Clement’s Variations on Grétry’s “Barbe Bleu” for solo violin. A magnificent performance and new recording at medium price.

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Track Listing

    Ludwig van Beethoven:

  1. I. Violin Sonata in A major, Op. 30 no. 1 – 1 – Allegro (7:56)
  2. II. Violin Sonata in A major, Op. 30 no. 1 – 2- Adagio molto espressivo (7:28)
  3. III. Violin Sonata in A major, Op. 30 no. 1 – 3 – Allegretto con variazioni (8:12)
  4. I. Violin Sonata in C minor, Op.30 no. 2 – 1 – Allegro con brio (8:20)
  5. II. Violin Sonata in C minor, Op.30 no. 2 – 2 – Adagio cantabile (9:04)
  6. III. Violin Sonata in C minor, Op.30 no. 2 – 3 – Scherzo: allegro (3:32)
  7. IV. Violin Sonata in C minor, Op.30 no. 2 – 4 – Allegro (5:39)
  8. I. Violin Sonata in G major, op. 30 no. 3 – 1- Allegro assai (6:59)
  9. II. Violin Sonata in G major, op. 30 no. 3 – 2 – Tempo di minuetto (8:02)
  10. III. Violin Sonata in G major, op. 30 no. 3 – 3 – Allegro vivace (3:53)
  11. Franz Clement:

  12. Variations for Solo Violin on Gretry’s opera “Barbe Bleu” (9:12)

Reviews

MusicWeb

In which we find the dead solid perfect violin/piano duo doing some skilful and interesting juxtapositions on the meat of the Beethoven canon. …A tasty set that gives the classical fan a mighty jolt and something to share with pride.

” —Chris Spector