Oct 23, · The lightweight rondo finale Allegro assai It was the favorite Beethoven sonata of Richard Wagner with its seemingly endless melodies. I would advise her to slow down and breath the phrases more deeply. Someone asked Arthur Rubinstein why he played a certain passage slower than other pianists. His thought provoking reply was ‘Because.
Differs from Arthur Rubinstein - The World's Favorite Beethoven Sonatas by cover and label details. Different (unidentified) press Different (better) masters Non laminated sleeves Probably later reissue4/4(1).
Rondo: Allegro Beethoven wrote ten sonatas for piano and violin between and Both Mozart and Haydn had previously written sets of sonatas for the two instruments conceived from a pianistic point of view, placing less importance on the violin part than on its partner, the piano.
Dec 28, · Rubinstein knew all 32 of Beethoven's Sonatas by heart, but in public and on record, limited himself to the most popular half dozen or so. The four Sonatas on this CD -- originally recorded at RCA Italiana Studios in the early s -- were, with the five Concertos, the core of the pianist's Beethoven repertoire.5/5(3).
Dec 15, · Beethoven's heavy use of sforzando notes, together with just a few strategically located fortissimo passages, creates the sense of a very powerful sound in spite of the predominance of piano.