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Llyr Williams and Escher Quartet

Llyr Williams plays Beethoven's Pathetique Sonata, plus d'Indy's Quartet No 3 in D flat performed by the Escher Quartet.

Continuing this week's series from Wales, Llyr Williams plays an early piano sonata by Beethoven, the only one for which the composer himself coined the nickname and the Escher Quartet give a performance of a rarely heard string quartet by César Franck's pupil, Vincent d'Indy at the National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth.

Recorded at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama and Gregynog Festival

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No 8 in C minor, Op 13 'Pathétique'
Llyr Williams, piano

d'Indy: Quartet No 3 in D flat major, Op 96
Escher Quartet.

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata in C minor, Op 13 'Pathetique'

    Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Vincent d’Indy

    Quartet No 3 in D flat major, Op 96

    Ensemble: Escher Quartet.

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