Beethoven* - Glenn Gould ‎– Piano Sonatas, Vol. II - Nos. 15-18 / No. 23 / Nos. 30-32

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Sony Classical ‎– SM3K 52642
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Sonata No. 15 In D Major, Op. 28 "Pastorale"
1-1 I. Allegro 7:29
1-2 II. Andante 7:05
1-3 III. Scherzo. Allegro Vivace 2:34
1-4 IV. Rondo. Allegro, Ma Non Troppo 4:31
Sonata No. 23 In F Minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata"
1-5 I. Allegro Assai 15:01
1-6 II. Andante Con Moto - Attaca: 11:08
1-7 III. Allegro, Ma Non Troppo - Presto 5:23
Sonata No. 16 In G Major, Op. 31 No. 1
2-1 I. Allegro Vivace 4:14
2-2 II. Adagio Grazioso 8:50
2-3 III. Rondo. Allegretto 6:48
Sonata No. 17 In D Minor, Op. 31 No. 2 "The Tempest"
2-4 I. Largo - Allegro 7:13
2-5 II. Adagio 8:49
2-6 III. Allegretto 4:33
Sonata No. 18 In E-Flat Major, Op. 31 No. 3
2-7 I. Allegro 5:35
2-8 II. Scherzo. Allegretto Vivace 3:29
2-9 III. Menuetto. Moderato E Grazioso 4:21
2-10 IV. Presto Con Fuoco 3:44
Sonata No. 30 In E Major, Op. 109
3-1 I. Vivace, Ma Non Troppo 3:15
3-2 II. Prestissimo 2:00
3-3 III. Andante Molto Cantabile Ed Espressivo (Gesangvoll, Mit Innigster Empfindung) 7:40
Sonata No. 31 In A-Flat Major, Op. 110
3-4 I. Moderato Cantabile Molto Espressivo 6:57
3-5 II. Allegro Molto 2:07
3-6 III. Adagio, Ma Non Troppo - Fuga. Allegro, Ma Non Troppo 10:47
Sonata No. 32 In C Minor, Op. 111
3-7 I. Maestoso - Allegro Con Brio Ed Appassionato 7:15
3-8 II. Arietta. Adagio Molto Semplice E Cantabile 15:15

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Notes

(P) 1956/70/73/80, Compilation (P) 1994 Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (C) 1994 Sony Classical GmbH.
Distribution Sony Music.
Manufactured in Austria. Printed in Holland.
LC6868.
Second cat# on each CD: 01-052642-10.

Consists of previously released material.
This recording was mastered using 20-bit technology for "high definition sound" and remixed by Andrew Kazdin (producer) and Kenneth Abeling (engineer).

Part of the series <i>The Glenn Gould Edition</i>.

<i>Sonata No. 15</i> recorded at Eaton's Auditorium, Toronto, Canada, June 13 & July 13, 1979.
<i>Sonata No. 23</i> recorded 30th Street Studio, New York City, October 18, 1967.
<i>Sonata No. 16</i> recorded at Eaton's Auditorium, Toronto, Canada, August 29, 1971 & May 15, 1973.
<i>Sonata No. 17</i> recorded 30th Street Studio, New York City, [July 11-12 & September 29-30, 1960], January 9,10, 24 & 25, 1967 and Eaton's Auditorium, Toronto, Canada, August 29, 1971.
<i>Sonata No. 18</i> recorded 30th Street Studio, New York City, March 10, 1967 and Eaton's Auditorium, Toronto, Canada, May 15, 1973.
<i>Sonata No. 30</i> recorded 30th Street Studio, New York City, June 28 & 29, 1956, mono.
<i>Sonata No. 31</i> recorded 30th Street Studio, New York City, June 26 & 27, 1956, mono.
<i>Sonata No. 32</i> recorded 30th Street Studio, New York City, June 20, 21 & 25, 1956, mono.

Total playing time: - CD1: 53'18" - CD2: 57'52" - CD3: 55'32".

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