Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Volume 1

John O'Conor

Beethoven Piano Sonatas Volume 1 MP3
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    1. Beethoven: Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathetique:" I. Grave - Allegro di molto e con brio 8:39
    2. Beethoven: Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathetique:" II. Adagio cantabile 4:50
    3. Beethoven: Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathetique:" III. Rondo: Allegro 4:23
    4. Beethoven: Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 27/2 "Moonlight:" I. Adagio sostenuto 5:46
    5. Beethoven: Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 27/2 "Moonlight:" II. Allegretto 2:16
    6. Beethoven: Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 27/2 "Moonlight:" III. Presto 7:10
    7. Beethoven: Sonata No. 23 in F minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata:" I. Allegro assai 9:49
    8. Beethoven: Sonata No. 23 in F minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata:" II. Andante con moto 6:21
    9. Beethoven: Sonata No. 23 in F minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata:" III. Allegro ma non troppo 7:47

This release of three popular and best-known of the thirty-two Beethoven Piano Sonatas was the first recording in a highly successful series released by John O'Conor on Telarc. With an artistry distinguished by meticulous attention to detail and a graceful, sweet touch, O'Conor has received the following raves for his fresh and rewarding interpretation of these masterpieces.

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