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Beethoven: The Complete Piano Sonatas / Stewart Goodyear, piano [10 CDs]

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  1. Beethoven — Sonata No. 1, in F minor, Op. 2 No. 1:: Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  2. Beethoven — Sonata No. 1, in F minor, Op. 2 No. 1:: Adagio $0.99 on iTunes
  3. Beethoven — Sonata No. 1, in F minor, Op. 2 No. 1:: Menuetto: Allegretto $0.99 on iTunes
  4. Beethoven — Sonata No. 1, in F minor, Op. 2 No. 1:: Prestissimo $0.99 on iTunes
  5. Beethoven — Sonata No. 2, in a, Op. 2 No. 2:: Allegro vivace $0.99 on iTunes
  6. Beethoven — Sonata No. 2, in a, Op. 2 No. 2:: Largo appassionato $0.99 on iTunes
  7. Beethoven — Sonata No. 2, in a, Op. 2 No. 2:: Scherzo: Allegretto $0.99 on iTunes
  8. Beethoven — Sonata No. 2, in a, Op. 2 No. 2:: Rondo: Grazioso $0.99 on iTunes
  9. Beethoven — Sonata No. 3, in C, Op. 2 No. 3:: Allegro con brio
  10. Beethoven — Sonata No. 3, in C, Op. 2 No. 3:: Adagio $0.99 on iTunes
  11. Beethoven — Sonata No. 3, in C, Op. 2 No. 3:: Scherzo: Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  12. Beethoven — Sonata No. 3, in C, Op. 2 No. 3:: Allegro assai $0.99 on iTunes
  13. Beethoven — Sonata No. 5, in C minor, Op. 10 No. 1:: Allegro molto e con brio $0.99 on iTunes
  14. Beethoven — Sonata No. 5, in C minor, Op. 10 No. 1:: Adagio molto $0.99 on iTunes
  15. Beethoven — Sonata No. 5, in C minor, Op. 10 No. 1:: Finale: Prestissimo $0.99 on iTunes
  16. Beethoven — Sonata No. 6, in F, Op. 10 No.2:: Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  17. Beethoven — Sonata No. 6, in F, Op. 10 No.2:: Allegretto $0.99 on iTunes
  18. Beethoven — Sonata No. 6, in F, Op. 10 No.2:: Presto $0.99 on iTunes
  19. Beethoven — Sonata No. 7, in D, Op. 10 No. 3:: Presto $0.99 on iTunes
  20. Beethoven — Sonata No. 7, in D, Op. 10 No. 3:: Largo e mesto
  21. Beethoven — Sonata No. 7, in D, Op. 10 No. 3:: Menuetto: Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  22. Beethoven — Sonata No. 7, in D, Op. 10 No. 3:: Rondo: Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  23. Beethoven — Sonata No. 4, in E flat, Op. 7:: Allegro molto e con brio $0.99 on iTunes
  24. Beethoven — Sonata No. 4, in E flat, Op. 7:: Largo, con gran espressione $0.99 on iTunes
  25. Beethoven — Sonata No. 4, in E flat, Op. 7:: Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  26. Beethoven — Sonata No. 4, in E flat, Op. 7:: Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  27. Beethoven — Sonata No. 9, in E, Op. 14 No. 1:: Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  28. Beethoven — Sonata No. 9, in E, Op. 14 No. 1:: Allegretto $0.99 on iTunes
  29. Beethoven — Sonata No. 9, in E, Op. 14 No. 1:: Rondo: Allegro comodo $0.99 on iTunes
  30. Beethoven — Sonata No. 8, in C minor, Op. 13, (‘Pathétique’):: Grave – Allegro di molto e con brio
  31. Beethoven — Sonata No. 8, in C minor, Op. 13, (‘Pathétique’):: Adagio cantabile $0.99 on iTunes
  32. Beethoven — Sonata No. 8, in C minor, Op. 13, (‘Pathétique’):: Rondo: Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  33. Beethoven — Sonata No. 10, in G, Op. 14 No. 2:: Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  34. Beethoven — Sonata No. 10, in G, Op. 14 No. 2:: Andante $0.99 on iTunes
  35. Beethoven — Sonata No. 10, in G, Op. 14 No. 2:: Scherzo: Allegro assai $0.99 on iTunes
  36. Beethoven — Sonata No. 11, in B flat, Op. 22:: Allegro con brio $0.99 on iTunes
  37. Beethoven — Sonata No. 11, in B flat, Op. 22:: Adagio con molta espressione $0.99 on iTunes
  38. Beethoven — Sonata No. 11, in B flat, Op. 22:: Minuetto $0.99 on iTunes
  39. Beethoven — Sonata No. 11, in B flat, Op. 22:: Rondo: Allegretto $0.99 on iTunes
  40. Beethoven — Sonata No. 12, in a flat, Op. 26:: Andante con variazioni $0.99 on iTunes
  41. Beethoven — Sonata No. 12, in a flat, Op. 26:: Scherzo: Allegro molto $0.99 on iTunes
  42. Beethoven — Sonata No. 12, in a flat, Op. 26:: Allegro $0.99 on iTunes
  43. Beethoven — Sonata # 13 in E-flat major, Op. 27 No. 1 “Quasi una fantasia”:: Andante - Allegro - Andante $0.99 on iTunes
  44. Beethoven — Sonata # 13 in E-flat major, Op. 27 No. 1 “Quasi una fantasia”:: Allegro molto e vivace $0.99 on iTunes
  45. Beethoven — Sonata # 13 in E-flat major, Op. 27 No. 1 “Quasi una fantasia”:: Adagio con espressione $0.99 on iTunes
  46. Beethoven — Sonata # 13 in E-flat major, Op. 27 No. 1 “Quasi una fantasia”:: Allegro vivace $0.99 on iTunes
  47. Beethoven — Sonata # 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 27 No 2 “Moonlight”:: Adagio sostenuto $0.99 on iTunes
  48. Beethoven — Sonata # 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 27 No 2 “Moonlight”:: Allegretto $0.99 on iTunes
  49. Beethoven — Sonata # 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 27 No 2 “Moonlight”:: Presto agitato $0.99 on iTunes

Album Summary

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 1 in F minor
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 2 in A major, Op. 2 no 2
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 3 in C major, Op. 2 no 3
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 5 in C minor, Op. 10 no 1
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 6 in F major, Op. 10 no 2
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 7 in D, Op. 10 no 3
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 4 in E flat major, Op. 7
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 9 in E major, Op. 14 no 1
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathetique"
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 10 in G major, Op. 14 no 2
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 11 in B flat major, Op. 22
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 12 in A flat major, Op. 26 "Funeral March"
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 13 in E flat major, Op. 27 no 1 "Quasi una fantasia"
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27/2 "Moonlight"
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 15 in D, Op. 28 "Pastorale)
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 16 in G major, Op. 31 no 1
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 17 in D minor, Op. 31/2 "The Tempest"
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 18 in E flat, Op. 31
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 21 in C major, Op. 53 "Waldstein"
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 22 in F major, Op. 54
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 23 in F minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata"
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 19 in G minor, Op. 49 no 1
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 20 in G major, Op. 49 no 2
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 24 in F sharp major, Op. 78 "A Thérèse"
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 25 in G major, Op. 79 "Cuckoo"
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 26 in E flat major, Op. 81a "Les Adieux"
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 27 in E minor, Op. 90
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 28 in A major, Op. 101
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 29 in B flat major, Op. 106 "Hammerklavier"
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 30 in E major, Op. 109
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 31 in A flat major, Op. 110
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 32 in C minor, Op. 111
Performer Composer

Notes & Reviews:

Following the critically praised release of the late and then the middle Beethoven piano sonatas, Stewart Goodyear recorded the rest of the 32 sonatas, and the complete set is now available as a 10-CD box set.

Philadelphia Inquirer
With the release in 2010 of Beethoven: The Late Sonatas (CDs 9 & 10 of this set), Canadian piano virtuoso Stewart Goodyear was recognized as one of the world's great interpreters of these monumental works: "With Beethoven's last five sonatas, he leaps the summit of the piano repertoire with complete success. Performances have a thrilling energy, mania for details, and brim with interpretive ideas that seem to leap out of the speakers in three dimensions. Is he in the rarefied league of Maurizio Pollini? Maybe. Time will tell.

Gramophone
Stewart Goodyear has a stylish, vitally communicative way with Beethoven. A riveting release on every level.

Notes & Reviews:

Personnel: Stewart Goodyear (piano).

Recording information: Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto.



Reviews

Excellent
This is masterful playing in every way. An excellent set.
Submitted on 12/11/12 by bj 
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Works Details

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 1 in F minor
  • Performer: Stewart Goodyear (Piano)
  • Notes: Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto (2011-09-02_2011-09-03&2011-)
  • Running Time: 19 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1793-1795

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 2 in A major, Op. 2 no 2
  • Performer: Stewart Goodyear (Piano)
  • Notes: Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto (2011-09-02_2011-09-03&2011-)
  • Running Time: 21 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1794-1795

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 3 in C major, Op. 2 no 3
  • Performer: Stewart Goodyear (Piano)
  • Notes: Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto (2011-09-02_2011-09-03&2011-)
  • Running Time: 25 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1794-1795

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 5 in C minor, Op. 10 no 1
  • Performer: Stewart Goodyear (Piano)
  • Notes: Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto (2011-09-02_2011-09-03&2011-)
  • Running Time: 18 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1795-1797

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 6 in F major, Op. 10 no 2
  • Performer: Stewart Goodyear (Piano)
  • Notes: Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto (2011-09-02_2011-09-03&2011-)
  • Running Time: 15 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1796-1797

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 7 in D, Op. 10 no 3
  • Performer: Stewart Goodyear (Piano)
  • Notes: Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto (2011-09-02_2011-09-03&2011-)
  • Running Time: 22 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1797-1798

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 4 in E flat major, Op. 7
  • Performer: Stewart Goodyear (Piano)
  • Notes: Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto (01/15/2012-01/18/2012)
  • Running Time: 27 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1796-1797

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 9 in E major, Op. 14 no 1
  • Performer: Stewart Goodyear (Piano)
  • Notes: Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto (01/15/2012-01/18/2012)
  • Running Time: 12 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1798

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathetique"
  • Performer: Stewart Goodyear (Piano)
  • Notes: Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto (01/15/2012-01/18/2012)
  • Running Time: 19 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1797-1798

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 10 in G major, Op. 14 no 2
  • Performer: Stewart Goodyear (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1799.
  • Running Time: 14 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1799

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 11 in B flat major, Op. 22
  • Performer: Stewart Goodyear (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1800.
  • Running Time: 23 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1800

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 12 in A flat major, Op. 26 "Funeral March"
  • Performer: Stewart Goodyear (Piano)
  • Running Time: 18 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1800-1801

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 13 in E flat major, Op. 27 no 1 "Quasi una fantasia"
  • Performer: Stewart Goodyear (Piano)
  • Running Time: 14 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1800-1801

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27/2 "Moonlight"
  • Performer: Stewart Goodyear (Piano)
  • Running Time: 14 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1801

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 15 in D, Op. 28 "Pastorale)
  • Performer: Stewart Goodyear (Piano)
  • Running Time: 22 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1801

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 16 in G major, Op. 31 no 1
  • Performer: Stewart Goodyear (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1802.
  • Running Time: 21 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1802

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 17 in D minor, Op. 31/2 "The Tempest"
  • Performer: Stewart Goodyear (Piano)
  • Running Time: 21 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1802

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 18 in E flat, Op. 31
  • Performer: Stewart Goodyear (Piano)
  • Running Time: 19 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1802

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 21 in C major, Op. 53 "Waldstein"
  • Performer: Stewart Goodyear (Piano)
  • Notes: Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto (02/06/2012-02/07/2012)
  • Running Time: 23 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1803-1804

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 22 in F major, Op. 54
  • Performer: Stewart Goodyear (Piano)
  • Notes: Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto (02/06/2012-02/07/2012)
  • Running Time: 10 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1804

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 23 in F minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata"
  • Performer: Stewart Goodyear (Piano)
  • Notes: Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto (02/06/2012-02/07/2012)
  • Running Time: 23 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1804-1805

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 19 in G minor, Op. 49 no 1
  • Performer: Stewart Goodyear (Piano)
  • Notes: Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto (02/06/2012-02/07/2012)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: circa 1797

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 20 in G major, Op. 49 no 2
  • Performer: Stewart Goodyear (Piano)
  • Notes: Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto (02/06/2012-02/07/2012)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1795-1796

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 24 in F sharp major, Op. 78 "A Thérèse"
  • Performer: Stewart Goodyear (Piano)
  • Notes: Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto (02/06/2012-02/07/2012)
  • Running Time: 10 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1809

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 25 in G major, Op. 79 "Cuckoo"
  • Performer: Stewart Goodyear (Piano)
  • Notes: Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto (02/06/2012-02/07/2012)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1809

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 26 in E flat major, Op. 81a "Les Adieux"
  • Performer: Stewart Goodyear (Piano)
  • Notes: Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto (02/06/2012-02/07/2012)
  • Running Time: 15 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1809-1810

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 27 in E minor, Op. 90
  • Performer: Stewart Goodyear (Piano)
  • Notes: Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto (02/06/2012-02/07/2012)
  • Running Time: 13 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1814

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 28 in A major, Op. 101
  • Performer: Stewart Goodyear (Piano)
  • Notes: Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto (2010-01-17_2010-01-08&2010-)
  • Running Time: 19 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1816

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 29 in B flat major, Op. 106 "Hammerklavier"
  • Performer: Stewart Goodyear (Piano)
  • Notes: Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto (2010-01-17_2010-01-08&2010-)
  • Running Time: 26 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1817-1818

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 30 in E major, Op. 109
  • Performer: Stewart Goodyear (Piano)
  • Notes: Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto (2010-01-17_2010-01-18&2010-)
  • Running Time: 18 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1820

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 31 in A flat major, Op. 110
  • Performer: Stewart Goodyear (Piano)
  • Notes: Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto (2010-01-17_2010-01-18&2010-)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1821-1822

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 32 in C minor, Op. 111
  • Performer: Stewart Goodyear (Piano)
  • Notes: Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto (2010-01-17_2010-01-18&2010-)
  • Running Time: 25 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1821-1822