Beethoven – Piano Sonatas Volume 1

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COMPOSERS: Beethoven
LABELS: IDIS
WORKS: Piano Sonatas Nos 1-8
PERFORMER: Walter Gieseking (piano)
CATALOGUE NO: IDIS 6573-74

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These performances of early Beethoven are characterised by great clarity, a light and silky touch and a straightforward, rhetorical musical discourse that is at once intimate and profound. Very dry sound, though. Jessica Duchen