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The New York native is the first American pianist to record all of Beethoven’s piano sonatas.
Schubert’s piano sonatas, once largely neglected, have come into their own over the last generation or two.
Friday’s performance will feature a violin, oboe, cello and bass playing Bach’s trio sonata.
Her recital, sold out, was all Schubert – three sonatas.
Playing a Chopin sonata by hitting every key equally hard will yield a dramatically different result from allowing expressivity and dynamics to influence decisions on how loudly or softly a note should be played.
Full of tragic power, the sonata is arguably Beethoven’s darkest and most aggressive work.
The esoteric text at its center is a sonata in three movements that was purchased in turn-of-the-century Prague by an antiquities dealer who passed it down to his daughter, Otylie Bartošová.
As time progressed her compositions gained in physicality and starkness, so that the final sonata (which is among those played), consists of an all-out assault of chromatic clusters.
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music : a piece of music written for one or two instruments that has usually three or four large sections that are different from each other in rhythm and mood
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