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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.
In the first two movements of the Schubert sonata, Denk really to went to work on the suspension of rhythm, using a variety of little rubatos and silences that may have disrupted the first movement's unity yet elevated its mystery and introspection.
Shirley Hunt, Wen Yang, and Sarah Cunningham, of New York Baroque Incorporated (above), bring the instruments back to life with one of the Schenk sonatas.
Brault and Stewart were her solo collaborators, and the middle movement's de facto trio sonata was beautifully balanced and well-paced.
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.
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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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