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Merit - Beethoven: Complete Piano Sonatas / Claude Frank

> Piano Sonata No. 10 in G major, Op. 14, No. 2 - I. Allegro
> Piano Sonata No. 10 in G major, Op. 14, No. 2 - II. Andante
> Piano Sonata No. 10 in G major, Op. 14, No. 2 - III. Scherzo: Allegro assai
> Der Vampyr (The Vampire) - I. Andante - Allegro - II. Allegro molto e vivace - III. Adagio con espressione - IV. Allegro vivace - Presto
> Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111 - I. Maestoso - Allegro con brio ed appassionato
> Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111 - II. Arietta: Adagio molto semplice e cantabile
> Piano Sonata No. 11 in B flat major, Op. 22 - III. Minuetto
> Piano Sonata No. 11 in B flat major, Op. 22 - IV. Rondo: Allegretto
> Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 2, "Moonlight" - I. Adagio sostenuto
> Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 2, "Moonlight" - II. Allegretto
> Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 2, "Moonlight" - III. Presto agitato
> Piano Sonata No. 18 in E flat major, Op. 31, No. 3, "La Chasse" - IV. Presto con fuoco

Album Summary

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

"[Claude] Frank has a particularly endearing ability to communicate the essence of a phrase or segment, or to make the structure of an entire movement lucid to the listener in a revealing, often unexpected way. These things make his Beethoven sonatas a joy to hear; they are performances that will not pall and will expose something new on each rehearing." - Mulbury, ARG

Acclaimed by TIME magazine and all major trade journals when first released on LPs, this set has been a Music & Arts international bestseller since its CD release in 1990. It has been unavailable during most of 2008 and has just been reissued. It will make an ideal Christmas present.



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Works Details

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 1 in F minor
  • Performer: Claude Frank (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1793-95.
  • Running Time: 16 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1793-1795

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 16 in G major, Op. 31 no 1
  • Performer: Claude Frank (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1802.
  • Running Time: 25 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1802

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 23 in F minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata"
  • Performer: Claude Frank (Piano)
  • Running Time: 23 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1804-1805

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 9 in E major, Op. 14 no 1
  • Performer: Claude Frank (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1798.
  • Running Time: 14 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1798

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 17 in D minor, Op. 31/2 "The Tempest"
  • Performer: Claude Frank (Piano)
  • Running Time: 23 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1802

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 30 in E major, Op. 109
  • Performer: Claude Frank (Piano)
  • Running Time: 20 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1820

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 5 in C minor, Op. 10 no 1
  • Performer: Claude Frank (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1795-97.
  • Running Time: 17 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1795-1797

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 15 in D, Op. 28 "Pastorale)
  • Performer: Claude Frank (Piano)
  • Running Time: 23 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1801

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 26 in E flat major, Op. 81a "Les Adieux"
  • Performer: Claude Frank (Piano)
  • Running Time: 16 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1809-1810

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 3 in C major, Op. 2 no 3
  • Performer: Claude Frank (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1794-95.
  • Running Time: 25 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1794-1795

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 22 in F major, Op. 54
  • Performer: Claude Frank (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1804.
  • Running Time: 8 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1804

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 6 in F major, Op. 10 no 2
  • Performer: Claude Frank (Piano)
  • Running Time: 11 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1796-1797

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 31 in A flat major, Op. 110
  • Performer: Claude Frank (Piano)
  • Running Time: 19 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1821-1822

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathetique"
  • Performer: Claude Frank (Piano)
  • Running Time: 16 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1797-1798

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 25 in G major, Op. 79 "Cuckoo"
  • Performer: Claude Frank (Piano)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1809

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 24 in F sharp major, Op. 78 "A Thérèse"
  • Performer: Claude Frank (Piano)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1809

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 18 in E flat, Op. 31
  • Performer: Claude Frank (Piano)
  • Running Time: 22 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1802

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 19 in G minor, Op. 49 no 1
  • Performer: Claude Frank (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: Circa 1797.
  • Running Time: 7 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: circa 1797

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 20 in G major, Op. 49 no 2
  • Performer: Claude Frank (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1795-96.
  • Running Time: 7 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1795-1796

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 29 in B flat major, Op. 106 "Hammerklavier"
  • Performer: Claude Frank (Piano)
  • Running Time: 43 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1817-1818

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 7 in D, Op. 10 no 3
  • Performer: Claude Frank (Piano)
  • Running Time: 25 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1797-1798

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 27 in E minor, Op. 90
  • Performer: Claude Frank (Piano)
  • Running Time: 12 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1814

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 21 in C major, Op. 53 "Waldstein"
  • Performer: Claude Frank (Piano)
  • Running Time: 23 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1803-1804

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 4 in E flat major, Op. 7
  • Performer: Claude Frank (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1796-97.
  • Running Time: 28 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1796-1797

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 12 in A flat major, Op. 26 "Funeral March"
  • Performer: Claude Frank (Piano)
  • Running Time: 23 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1800-1801

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 28 in A major, Op. 101
  • Performer: Claude Frank (Piano)
  • Running Time: 20 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1816

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 2 in A major, Op. 2 no 2
  • Performer: Claude Frank (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1794-95.
  • Running Time: 23 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1794-1795

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 11 in B flat major, Op. 22
  • Performer: Claude Frank (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1800.
  • Running Time: 24 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1800

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27/2 "Moonlight"
  • Performer: Claude Frank (Piano)
  • Running Time: 14 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1801

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 10 in G major, Op. 14 no 2
  • Performer: Claude Frank (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1799.
  • Running Time: 15 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1799

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 13 in E flat major, Op. 27 no 1 "Quasi una fantasia"
  • Performer: Claude Frank (Piano)
  • Running Time: 16 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1800-1801

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 32 in C minor, Op. 111
  • Performer: Claude Frank (Piano)
  • Running Time: 27 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1821-1822