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Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Part Two

Tuesday 29 January 2008 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Tuesday 29 January 2008 20:45-21:45 (Radio 3)

Including a seven-bar fugue for two violins, a miniature set of variations on a Scottish folksong and, at the other end of the scale, Beethoven's last, and some would say greatest, piano sonata.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

'Chiling O'Guiry', no.5 of Six National Airs Varied, for piano with flute or violin, op.105
Patrick Gallois (fl), Cecile Licad (pno)
Deutsche Gramophon 453 772-2,
CD 6
Track 5

Eleven New Bagatelles, for piano, op.119
1. Allegretto
2. Andante con moto
3. a l'Allemande
4. Andante cantabile
5. Risoluto
6. Andante- Allegretto-l'istesso tempo
7. Allegro, ma non troppo
8. Moderato cantabile
9. Vivace moderato
10. Allegramente
11. Andante, ma non troppo
Rudolf Buchbinder
Warner Classics 0927-40820-2 ,
Tracks 8-18

Duet for two violins, WoO34
Lukas Hagen, Rainer Schmidt
Deutsche Gramophon 453 772-2,
CD 5 Track 21

Bundeslied ('Song of Fellowship'), op.122
Ambrosian Singers / London Symphony Orchestra / Michael Tilson Thomas (cond)
Deutsche Gramophon 453 794-2,
CD 1 Track 3

Piano Sonata no.32 in C minor, op.111
1. Maestoso-Allegro con brio ed appassionato
2. Arietta: Adagio molto semplice e cantabile
Maurizio Pollini (pno)
DG 449 740-2, CD 2
Tracks 7-8




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