Beethoven: Harris Goldsmith plays Beethoven

Beethoven: Harris Goldsmith plays Beethoven
Composer Ludwig van Beethoven
Artist Harris Goldsmith piano
Format 2 CD
Cat. number 93092
EAN code 5028421930923
Release April 2006

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About this release

A rare opportunity tot hear Harris Goldsmith’s temperamental and brilliant Beethoven interpretations. His is an unusual approach to some of these classical sonatas. Especially remarkable is the large-scale overall concept on which his interpretations are based.

New Yorker Goldsmith has a versatile talent; he is not just a pianist. He is also an author, a critic and a musicologist. For quite some years he has been teaching chamber music as well at the Mannes College of Music in New York. He also regularly writes reviews.

Other information:
- Recorded between 1970 and 1981.

Track list

Disk 1

  1. Piano Sonata, No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 10/1: Allegro molto e con brio
  2. Piano Sonata, No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 10/1: Adagio molto
  3. Piano Sonata, No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 10/1: Finale, prestissimo
  4. Piano Sonata, No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53, Waldstein: Allegro con brio
  5. Piano Sonata, No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53, Waldstein: Introduzione, adagio molto
  6. Piano Sonata, No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53, Waldstein: Rondo, allegretto moderato-prestissimo
  7. Piano Sonata, No. 31 in A-Flat Major, Op. 110: Moderato cantabile molto espressivo
  8. Piano Sonata, No. 31 in A-Flat Major, Op. 110: Allegro molto
  9. Piano Sonata, No. 31 in A-Flat Major, Op. 110: Adagio ma non troppo
  10. Piano Sonata, No. 31 in A-Flat Major, Op. 110: Fuga, allegro ma non troppo-l’istesso tempo di arioso-l’istesso tempo della fuga-meno allegro poi a poi di nuovo vivente

Disk 2

  1. Piano Sonata, No. 17 in D Minor, Op. 31/2, "Sturm": Largo-allegro
  2. Piano Sonata, No. 17 in D Minor, Op. 31/2, "Sturm": Adagio
  3. Piano Sonata, No. 17 in D Minor, Op. 31/2, "Sturm": Allegretto
  4. Ziemlich lebhaft, in B-Flat Major, WoO 60
  5. Allegretto für Piringer, in B Minor, WoO 61
  6. Albumblatt in A Minor, WoO 59, "Für Elise"
  7. 6 Bagatelles, Op. 126: No. 1 in G Major
  8. 6 Bagatelles, Op. 126: No. 2 in G Minor
  9. 6 Bagatelles, Op. 126: No. 3 in E-Flat Major
  10. 6 Bagatelles, Op. 126: No. 4 in B Minor
  11. 6 Bagatelles, Op. 126: No. 5 in G Major
  12. 6 Bagatelles, Op. 126: No. 6 in E-Flat Major