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Such is the case with these renditions of four Haydn piano sonatas by Paul Lewis, a matchless interpreter of the classical repertoire from Haydn to Brahms.
After playing all five Beethoven cello-piano sonatas Tuesday night in Montreal, and with flights to Philadelphia the next morning canceled, the pair drove through the night to make their Philadelphia Chamber Music Society gig.
Over the Mountains: Virtuosic sonatas from 17th-century Italy and Germany.
But audiences who caught the DVD short Jack-Jack Attack discovered that, once triggered by a Mozart sonata, Jack-Jack can also shoot purple laser eyes and float around the house, teleporting through different dimensions.
Gone is any sense of key or tonality, and the forms are intuitive, unrelated to symphonies, sonatas or dances.
Pianist Jonathan Biss will conclude his three-year cycle of the Beethoven piano sonatas with two solo recitals.
On offer: preludes and études-tableaus by Rachmaninoff; études by Ligeti; a Prokofiev sonata, the Eighth; and Scriabin.
The first movement is a dramatic sonata-allegro form, and Kuan’s deft handling of the many tempo changes enhanced the sense of sense of inevitable progression built into the music.
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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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