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3 disc box set; video - 1080i; audio - LPCM, 16 bit, 48 kHz, stereo

Annotation last modified on 2014-11-23 06:00 UTC.

Tracklist

Blu-ray 1: Piano Sonatas 1-11
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Piano Sonata no. 1 in F minor, op. 2 no. 1: I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:39
2 Piano Sonata no. 1 in F minor, op. 2 no. 1: II. Adagio
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:36
3 Piano Sonata no. 1 in F minor, op. 2 no. 1: III. Menuetto. Allegretto - Trio
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:46
4 Piano Sonata no. 1 in F minor, op. 2 no. 1: IV. Prestissimo
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:56
5 Piano Sonata no. 2 in A major, op. 2 no. 2: I. Allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:38
6 Piano Sonata no. 2 in A major, op. 2 no. 2: II. Largo appassionato
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:58
7 Piano Sonata no. 2 in A major, op. 2 no. 2: III. Scherzo. Allegretto - Trio
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:26
8 Piano Sonata no. 2 in A major, op. 2 no. 2: IV. Rondo. Grazioso
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:27
9 Piano Sonata no. 3 in C major, op. 2 no. 3: I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:37
10 Piano Sonata no. 3 in C major, op. 2 no. 3: II. Adagio
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:21
11 Piano Sonata no. 3 in C major, op. 2 no. 3: III. Scherzo. Allegro - Trio
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:56
12 Piano Sonata no. 3 in C major, op. 2 no. 3: IV. Allegro assai
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:08
13 Piano Sonata no. 4 in E-flat major, op. 7: I. Allegro molto e con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:05
14 Piano Sonata no. 4 in E-flat major, op. 7: II. Largo, con gran espressione
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:41
15 Piano Sonata no. 4 in E-flat major, op. 7: III. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:28
16 Piano Sonata no. 4 in E-flat major, op. 7: IV. Rondo. Poco allegretto e grazioso
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:24
17 Piano Sonata no. 5 in C minor, op. 10 no. 1: I. Allegro molto e con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:28
18 Piano Sonata no. 5 in C minor, op. 10 no. 1: II. Adagio molto
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:14
19 Piano Sonata no. 5 in C minor, op. 10 no. 1: III. Finale. Prestissimo
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:48
20 Piano Sonata no. 6 in F major, op. 10 no. 2: I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:09
21 Piano Sonata no. 6 in F major, op. 10 no. 2: II. Allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:17
22 Piano Sonata no. 6 in F major, op. 10 no. 2: III. Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:12
23 Piano Sonata no. 7 in D major, op. 10 no. 3: I. Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:15
24 Piano Sonata no. 7 in D major, op. 10 no. 3: II. Largo e mesto
Ludwig van Beethoven 11:19
25 Piano Sonata no. 7 in D major, op. 10 no. 3: III. Menuetto. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:00
26 Piano Sonata no. 7 in D major, op. 10 no. 3: IV. Rondo. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:08
27 Piano Sonata no. 8 in C minor, op. 13 "Pathétique": I. Grave. Allegro molto e con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:42
28 Piano Sonata no. 8 in C minor, op. 13 "Pathétique": II. Adagio cantabile
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:11
29 Piano Sonata no. 8 in C minor, op. 13 "Pathétique": III. Rondo. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:30
30 Piano Sonata no. 9 in E major, op. 14 no. 1: I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:51
31 Piano Sonata no. 9 in E major, op. 14 no. 1: II. Allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:31
32 Piano Sonata no. 9 in E major, op. 14 no. 1: III. Rondo. Allegro comodo
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:33
33 Piano Sonata no. 10 in G major, op. 14 no. 2: I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:16
34 Piano Sonata no. 10 in G major, op. 14 no. 2: II. Andante
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:31
35 Piano Sonata no. 10 in G major, op. 14 no. 2: III. Scherzo. Allegro assai
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:19
36 Piano Sonata no. 11 in B-flat major, op. 22: I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:29
37 Piano Sonata no. 11 in B-flat major, op. 22: II. Adagio con molta espressione
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:38
38 Piano Sonata no. 11 in B-flat major, op. 22: III. Minuetto
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:32
39 Piano Sonata no. 11 in B-flat major, op. 22: IV. Rondo. Allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:16
Blu-ray 2: Piano Sonatas 12-22
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Piano Sonata no. 12 in A-flat major, op. 26: I. Andante von Variazioni 1-5
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:01
2 Piano Sonata no. 12 in A-flat major, op. 26: II. Scherzo. Allegro molto
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:44
3 Piano Sonata no. 12 in A-flat major, op. 26: III. Marcia funebre sulla morte d'un Eroe
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:48
4 Piano Sonata no. 12 in A-flat major, op. 26: IV. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:02
5 Piano Sonata no. 13 in E-flat major, op. 27 no. 1: I. Andante - Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:29
6 Piano Sonata no. 13 in E-flat major, op. 27 no. 1: II. Allegro molto e vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:11
7 Piano Sonata no. 13 in E-flat major, op. 27 no. 1: III. Adagio con espressione
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:12
8 Piano Sonata no. 13 in E-flat major, op. 27 no. 1: IV. Allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:40
9 Piano Sonata no. 14 in C-sharp minor, op. 27 no. 2 "Moonlight": I. Adagio sostenuto
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:45
10 Piano Sonata no. 14 in C-sharp minor, op. 27 no. 2 "Moonlight": II. Allegretto e trio
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:16
11 Piano Sonata no. 14 in C-sharp minor, op. 27 no. 2 "Moonlight": III. Presto agitato
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:32
12 Piano Sonata no. 15 in D major, op. 28 "Pastoral": I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 11:13
13 Piano Sonata no. 15 in D major, op. 28 "Pastoral": II. Andante
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:07
14 Piano Sonata no. 15 in D major, op. 28 "Pastoral": III. Scherzo: Allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:40
15 Piano Sonata no. 15 in D major, op. 28 "Pastoral": IV. Rondo. Allegro ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:43
16 Piano Sonata no. 16 in G major, op. 31 no. 1: I. Allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:28
17 Piano Sonata no. 16 in G major, op. 31 no. 1: II. Adagio grazioso
Ludwig van Beethoven 11:16
18 Piano Sonata no. 16 in G major, op. 31 no. 1: III. Rondo. Allegretto - Adagio - Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:13
19 Piano Sonata no. 17 in D minor, op. 31 no. 2 "The Tempest": I. Largo - Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:13
20 Piano Sonata no. 17 in D minor, op. 31 no. 2 "The Tempest": II. Adagio
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:03
21 Piano Sonata no. 17 in D minor, op. 31 no. 2 "The Tempest": III. Allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:11
22 Piano Sonata no. 18 in E-flat major, op. 31 no. 3: I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:37
23 Piano Sonata no. 18 in E-flat major, op. 31 no. 3: II. Scherzo. Allegretto vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:03
24 Piano Sonata no. 18 in E-flat major, op. 31 no. 3: III. Menuetto. Moderato e grazioso
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:33
25 Piano Sonata no. 18 in E-flat major, op. 31 no. 3: IV. Presto con fuoco
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:35
26 Piano Sonata no. 19 in G minor, op. 49 no. 1: I. Andante
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:43
27 Piano Sonata no. 19 in G minor, op. 49 no. 1: II. Rondo. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:09
28 Piano Sonata no. 20 in G major, op. 49 no. 2: I. Allegro ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:40
29 Piano Sonata no. 20 in G major, op. 49 no. 2: II. Tempo di menuetto
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:38
30 Piano Sonata no. 21 in C major, op. 53 "Waldstein": I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 11:15
31 Piano Sonata no. 21 in C major, op. 53 "Waldstein": II. Introduzione. Adagio molto
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:38
32 Piano Sonata no. 21 in C major, op. 53 "Waldstein": III. Rondo. Allegretto moderato - Prestissimo
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:58
33 Piano Sonata no. 22 in F major, op. 54: I. In tempo di Minuetto
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:01
34 Piano Sonata no. 22 in F major, op. 54: II. Allegretto - Più allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:44
Blu-ray 3: Piano Sonatas 23-32
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Piano Sonata no. 23 in F minor, op. 57 "Appassionata": I. Allegro assai
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:48
2 Piano Sonata no. 23 in F minor, op. 57 "Appassionata": II. Andante con moto
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:35
3 Piano Sonata no. 23 in F minor, op. 57 "Appassionata": III. Allegro ma non troppo. Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:18
4 Piano Sonata no. 24 in F-sharp minor, op. 78 "à Thérèse": I. Adagio cantabile - Allegro ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:39
5 Piano Sonata no. 24 in F-sharp minor, op. 78 "à Thérèse": II. Allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:57
6 Piano Sonata no. 25 in G major, op. 79: I. Presto alla tedesca
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:02
7 Piano Sonata no. 25 in G major, op. 79: II. Andante
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:04
8 Piano Sonata no. 25 in G major, op. 79: III. Vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:05
9 Piano Sonata no. 26 in E-flat major, op. 81a "Les Adieux": I. Les Adieux: Adagio - Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:38
10 Piano Sonata no. 26 in E-flat major, op. 81a "Les Adieux": II. L'Absence: Andante espressivo
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:32
11 Piano Sonata no. 26 in E-flat major, op. 81a "Les Adieux": III. Le Retour: Vivacissimamente - Poco andante
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:07
12 Piano Sonata no. 27 in E minor, op. 90: I. Mit Lebhaftigkeit und durchaus mit Empfindung und Ausdruck
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:13
13 Piano Sonata no. 27 in E minor, op. 90: II. Nicht zu geschwind und sehr singbar vorgetragen
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:55
14 Piano Sonata no. 28 in A major, op. 101: I. Allegretto ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:17
15 Piano Sonata no. 28 in A major, op. 101: II. Vivace alla Marcia
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:57
16 Piano Sonata no. 28 in A major, op. 101: III. Adagio, ma non troppo, con affetto - Tempo del primo pezzo
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:40
17 Piano Sonata no. 28 in A major, op. 101: III. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:18
18 Piano Sonata no. 29 in B-flat major, op. 106 "Hammerklavier": I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 12:43
19 Piano Sonata no. 29 in B-flat major, op. 106 "Hammerklavier": II. Scherzo. Assai vivace - Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:03
20 Piano Sonata no. 29 in B-flat major, op. 106 "Hammerklavier": III. Adagio sostenuto
Ludwig van Beethoven 21:56
21 Piano Sonata no. 29 in B-flat major, op. 106 "Hammerklavier": IV. Largo - Allegro - Prestissimo
Ludwig van Beethoven 12:23
22 Piano Sonata no. 30 in E major, op. 109: I. Vivace ma non troppo - Adagio espressivo
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:22
23 Piano Sonata no. 30 in E major, op. 109: II. Prestissimo
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:37
24 Piano Sonata no. 30 in E major, op. 109: III. Tema: Andante molto cantabile e espressivo - Variazioni 1-6
Ludwig van Beethoven 15:05
25 Piano Sonata no. 31 in A-flat major, op. 110: I. Moderato cantabile, molto espressivo
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:21
26 Piano Sonata no. 31 in A-flat major, op. 110: II. Allegro molto
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:13
27 Piano Sonata no. 31 in A-flat major, op. 110: III. Adagio, ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven 11:42
28 Piano Sonata no. 32 in C minor, op. 111: I. Maestoso - Allegro con brio ed appassionato
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:50
29 Piano Sonata no. 32 in C minor, op. 111: II. Arietta: Adagio molto semplice e cantabile - Variazioni
Ludwig van Beethoven 19:48

Credits

Blu-ray 1: Piano Sonatas 1-11

recorded in:
Wien, Austria (1983 – 1984) (tracks 1–39)
piano:
Daniel Barenboim (1983 – 1984) (tracks 1–39)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1793 – 1795) (tracks 1–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1794 – 1795) (tracks 5–12)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1795 – 1797) (tracks 17–19)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1796 – 1797) (tracks 13–16)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1796 – 1798) (tracks 20–22)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1798) (tracks 23–32)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1798 – 1799) (tracks 33–35)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1799 – 1800) (tracks 36–39)
arrangements:
Sonata no. 11 in B-flat major, op. 22: II. Adagio con molto espressione (arr. David Matthews for String Quartet) (track 37)
is the basis for:
Concerto (track 28)
Great Expectations (track 28)
Interludio (track 28)
Overture (track 27)
This Night (track 28)
live recording of:
part of:
Sonata for Piano no. 4 in E-flat major, op. 7 (movement) (tracks 13–16)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 28)

Blu-ray 2: Piano Sonatas 12-22

recorded in:
Wien, Austria (1983 – 1984) (tracks 1–34)
piano:
Daniel Barenboim (1983 – 1984) (tracks 1–34)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1795 – 1796) (tracks 28–29)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1797) (tracks 26–27)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1800 – 1801) (tracks 1–8)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1801) (tracks 9–15)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1801 – 1802) (tracks 16–25)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1803 – 1804) (tracks 30–32)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1804) (tracks 33–34)
arrangements:
is the basis for:
Mephistopheles (track 9)
Moonlight (The Piano Guys) (track 9)
Overture (track 9)
What Is Eternal (track 9)
月光 (Mondscheinsonate+drumloops) (track 9)
live recording of:
orchestrations:
Moonlight Sonata (orch. Stokowski) (track 9)
part of:
Sonata for Piano no. 22 in F major, op. 54 (movement) (tracks 33–34)
parts:
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 9)

Blu-ray 3: Piano Sonatas 23-32

recorded in:
Wien, Austria (1983 – 1984) (tracks 1–29)
piano:
Daniel Barenboim (1983 – 1984) (tracks 1–29)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1804 – 1806) (tracks 1–3)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1809) (tracks 4–8)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1809 – 1810) (tracks 9–11)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1814) (tracks 12–13)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1816) (tracks 14–17)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1817 – 1818) (tracks 18–21)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1820) (tracks 22–24)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1821) (tracks 25–27)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1821 – 1822) (tracks 28–29)
arrangements:
Sonata no. 28 in A major, op. 101: II. Lebhaft. Marschmässig (arr. David Matthews for String Quartet) (track 15)
Sonata no. 28 in A major, op. 101: III. Langsam und sehnsuchtsvoll (arr. David Matthews for String Quartet) (track 16)
[Ein Stückchen von Beethoven], op. 68 Anh. Nr. 25 (Variation theme from 3rd movement of op. 109) (track 24)
live recording of:
orchestrations:
part of:
Sonata for Piano no. 27 in E minor, op. 90 (movement) (tracks 12–13)
Sonata for Piano no. 32 in C minor, op. 111 (movement) (tracks 28–29)
Sonata for Piano no. 30 in E major, op. 109 (movement) (tracks 22–24)
Sonata for Piano no. 28 in A major, op. 101 (movement) (tracks 14–17)
parts: