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Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Opp. 106 (Hammerklavier) & 111
Piano Sonata No. 29 ‘Hammerklavier’, Op. 106; Piano Sonata No. 32, Op. 111
Warner Classics 476 8652
Volatile, truculent, risk-taking, the outer movements of Solomon’s Hammerklavier live on the edge – a complete contrast to the measured, searching transcendence of the great Adagio.