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Was this why, in 1801, Beethoven, as his musical style celebrated the powers of Enlightenment Reason, ended up dedicating his Opus 28 piano sonata to the book’s author, Joseph von Sonnenfels ?
Despite these challenges, the sonatas triumphed, reaching across a century to give vivid insight into a man whose musical influence is, even now, all around us.
Why did Serkin, a lifelong Mozartean, not record a single Mozart piano sonata during his four decades with Columbia?
After listening to 10 minutes of a Mozart sonata, test subjects scored higher on a spatial reasoning test than those who did the tests after listening to a monotone voice, Alix Spiegel reported for NPR in 2010.
The festival concludes with piano interpretations of four of the six piano sonatas Ustvolskaya composed between 1947 and 1988.
The thoughtful pianist Jonathan Biss will continue his multiyear cycle of the Beethoven piano sonatas with recitals Aug. 15 and 17, also in Bennett Gordon.
The Chopin sonata has been played many times in past Cliburns, but Yang’s moving interpretation kept up interest this time, avoiding any sense of triteness.
Violist Milean Pajaro-van de Stadt will be joined by Korepanova in a recital June 18 of all the viola sonatas by Brahms and Shostakovich.
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