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Beethoven Cello and Piano Sonatas
Seeded by twopianists on 16 Nov 2012
Author: TwoPianists
Sonata in G minor Op. 5 no. 2 2nd Mov: Rondo Allegro While planning our approach to this recording, we decided to broaden our interpretative horizons through interaction with Beethoven specialist Dr Stewart Young, whose decades of research into his music has been ongoing and is not limited to the thorny tempo issues surrounding particularly his metronome marks. Whilst all interpretative decisions were of course our own, we benefitted from the open interaction provided by an 'outside' pair of ears in discussion, rehearsal and the sessions themselves. We especially placed value upon the interpretative legacy on things Beethovenian that his pupil and highly respected pianist friend Carl Czerny assembled in his extensive 1846 notes on the "Correct Performance" of all Beethoven's keyboard works, currently available in German facsimile and English translation. (Universal Edition UE13340) Czerny had had the unique privilege of studying with the master for some years, and
Instrument: Piano ; Cello