Artur Schnabel / Beethoven* ‎– Sonatas / Sonata No. 16 In G Major, Op. 1, No. 1 / Sonata No. 17 In D Minor, Op. 31, No. 2

World Record Club ‎– R-00138, World Record Club ‎– 3167
Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Club Edition, Reissue, Mono


Sonata No. 16 In G Major Op. 31 No. 1
A1 1st Movement: Allegro, Vivace
A2 2nd Movement: Adagio Grazioso
A3 3rd Movement: Allegretto - Adagio - Presto
Sonata No. 17 In D Minor Op. 31 No. 2
B1 1st Movement: Largo - Allegro
B2 2nd Movement: Adagio
B3 3rd Movement: Allegretto



From the series "Great Recordings Of The Century".

Recorded in London in 1933 and 1934. First issued on 78rpm. Transferred to LP in Paris, in 1962. Re-cut for the World Record Club in 1972.

"An H.M.V. recording, released in Australia exclusively by World Record Club."

1977-8 Australian WRC 4th pressing, sourced from original stampers and featuring unique sleeve art. Orange and gold 'herald' labels with regular bold font throughout. "3167" on sleeve, "R-00138" on labels. No laminate strip down the back of the right side of the sleeve, which [like the runout numbers] is otherwise unchanged from 1st pressing.

World Record Club: Registered Office - 365 Camberwell Road, Hartwell, Victoria.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 label): 3167---2XEA10107
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 label): 3167---2XEA10108
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 runout - stamped): 2XEA 10107 21D M6 274138
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 runout - stamped): 2XEA 10108 21B M6 274227