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The Early Music Show

10 July 2004

Saturday 10 July 2004 13:00-14:00 (Radio 3)

In today's programme Lucie Skeaping charts the development of the forte piano-piano during Beethoven's life-time - a period when the instrument went through some of its biggest changes. What did the "piano" mean to the composer between 1770 and 1827?


1 hour


Beethoven    Piano Sonata in C minor Op.13  "Pathetique"  1st Mvt 
Richard Goode
Elektra Nonesuch  7559 79328-2

Beethoven   Piano Sonata No.2 in f minor (1783)  Wo047/2  "Kurfursten"
Malcolm Bilson
CLAVES  50-9707

Joseph Haydn "The Mermaid's Song"
Soprano  Adrienne Csengery
fortepiano  Malcolm Bilson
HCD 12374-2

Beethoven  Piano Sonata No.1 in f minor  1st Mvt (1795)  Op2/1
Malcolm Bilson
CLAVES 50-9707/A

Beethoven Piano Sonata No.9 in E Major   2nd Mvt  Op 14/1
Bart van Oort

Beethoven  Piano Sonata No.14 in C sharp minor "Moonlight" 1st Mvt Op27/2
Malcolm Bilson
CLAVES 50-9707/D

Beethoven  Piano Sonata No.17 in D minor "Tempest"  1st Mvt  Op31/2
Malcom Bilson
CLAVES 50-9707/E

Beethoven  Piano Sonata No.21 in C Major Op53  "Waldstein" 3rd Mvt
Bart van Oort
CLAVES 50-9707/F

Beethoven  Piano Sonata No.31 in A flat Major Op 110  3rd mvt
David Breitman
CLAVES 50-9707/I

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