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Beethoven Piano Donate No 6 in F Major by Jandro Lortie

This YouTube page says that a lot of people consider this one of Beethoven’s less important sonatas. https://m.youtube.com/results?search_query=Beethoven+piano+sonata+6 Does anyone have an opinion on that?

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Beethoven Piano Sonata 5 in C Minor

We continue our explorations of Beethoven Sonatas.  This is performed by Daniel Barenboim.  The Adagio has a lovely delicate quality.  Though the sonata does not end as much as stop.

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Beethoven Piano Sonata 4 in E Flat Major

We are still in the early sonatas.  The music starts and it still sounds very much like the classical music (Haydn, Mozart) that came before Beethoven.  I don’t know Beethoven’s sonatas very well (which is why I am doing this) … Continue reading

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Beethoven Piano Sonata 3 in C Major

The pianist is Lang Lang.  My mom is really impressed with his ability.  

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Beethoven Piano Sonata 2 in A Major

The pianist is Daniel Barenboim. According to one of the comments on this video, by the time Beethoven wrote his sonatas, the professional pianist was much more of a thing than it was in Mozart’s day, and this helps to … Continue reading

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Beethoven Piano Sonata No 1

I have decided to start publishing Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas.  I have been posting a lot of music for orchestra, but I rarely get to hear music composed for one instrument or chamber type music. So, I am going to listening … Continue reading

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Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto Number 2 and Beethoven’s Piano Concerto Number 4

I went to the finale of the International Piano Competition in July.  Three musicians played these two pieces.  The first and third competitors played Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto Number 2. Here it is performed by Yuja Wang.   The second competitor … Continue reading

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Hindemith’s Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber

Last weekend I went to the Cleveland Orchestra for the first time in almost ten years. The last time I went I heard The Lord of the Rings Symphony, and my friend proudly proclaimed that she had died and gone … Continue reading

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