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Piano Sonata No. 22 in F Major Op. 54


Cover for Piano Sonata No 22 in F Major Op 54
Media Type: Book Only
Media/Arrangement: Piano
Published By: G. Henle Verlag
Item Code: HN1366


Product Description:

Bookended by two famous sonatas, the Waldstein op. 53 and the Appassionata op. 57, the F-major Sonata op. 54 has always lived in the shadows, regrettably. In this first large-scale two-movement sonata, Beethoven experiments with striking character contrasts in the first movement and a virtuosic perpetuum mobile duet in the second. In both interpretation and mastery of technical difficulties, this sonata therefore poses a considerable challenge for pianists and might have been avoided for this reason as well. The sonata shares the fate of many early works by Beethoven in one respect: no autograph exists. Murray Perahia and Norbert Gertsch have thus only been able to examinean original edition as a source for their new edition. As always with the new editions of Beethoven sonatas from Henle, Maestro Perahia also provides the fingerings and his own commentary on the meaning of this sonata.

Genre: Classical
Publisher: G. Henle Verlag
First published: 2019
ISMN: 9790201813660


 

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