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Ludwig van Beethoven

Wilhelm Kempff plays Beethoven sonatas No 2 and 17

1971. Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
Wilhelm Kempff plays Beethoven sonatas
Composer Ludwig van Beethoven
Pianist Wilhelm Kempff
Genre Recital

The recital given by the German pianist Wilhelm Kempff at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London in March 1971 included the Beethoven Sonata No 2 in A major Op 2 No 2 and Sonata No 17 in D minor, Op 31 No 2.  They demonstrate this pianist’s classical clarity of tone, nuance of phrasing and poise.

Track 1:

Beethoven Sonata in A major, Op 2 No 2

Allegro vivace

Largo appassionato

Scherzo: Allegretto

Beethoven Sonata in D minor, Op 31, No 2

Largo – Allegro



These recordings are from the collection of Patrick Saul.

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