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Boris Giltburg is lauded worldwide as a deeply sensitive, insightful and compelling interpreter, with critics praising his impassioned approach to performance. This project to record all of Beethoven's 32 piano sonatas is a personal exploration for Giltburg, driven by curiosity and his profound respect for the composer. These exceptional performances received widespread critical acclaim upon their original digital release and this premiere release includes extended personal and informative booklet notes written by the pianist. From the vivid energy of the early sonatas, through the dark passions and enchanted lyricism of Beethoven's middle period, to the awe-inspiring transcendence of the final sonatas - this cycle runs the full gamut of human emotion. About Boris Giltburg, PianoPianist Boris Giltburg is lauded across the globe as a deeply sensitive, insightful and compelling interpreter, with critics praising his impassioned, narrative-driven approach to performance. At home in repertoire ranging from Beethoven to Shostakovich, in recent years he has been increasingly recognized as a leading interpreter of Rachmaninov. He is recording the complete Beethoven piano concertos for Naxos with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic (RLPO) and Vasily Petrenko. In 2018 he won Best Soloist Recording (20th/21st century) at the inaugural Opus Klassik Awards for his Naxos recording of Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 2 with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Carlos Miguel Prieto, coupled with the Études-Tableaux.
Boris Giltburg is lauded worldwide as a deeply sensitive, insightful and compelling interpreter, with critics praising his impassioned approach to performance. This project to record all of Beethoven's 32 piano sonatas is a personal exploration for Giltburg, driven by curiosity and his profound respect for the composer. These exceptional performances received widespread critical acclaim upon their original digital release and this premiere release includes extended personal and informative booklet notes written by the pianist. From the vivid energy of the early sonatas, through the dark passions and enchanted lyricism of Beethoven's middle period, to the awe-inspiring transcendence of the final sonatas - this cycle runs the full gamut of human emotion. About Boris Giltburg, PianoPianist Boris Giltburg is lauded across the globe as a deeply sensitive, insightful and compelling interpreter, with critics praising his impassioned, narrative-driven approach to performance. At home in repertoire ranging from Beethoven to Shostakovich, in recent years he has been increasingly recognized as a leading interpreter of Rachmaninov. He is recording the complete Beethoven piano concertos for Naxos with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic (RLPO) and Vasily Petrenko. In 2018 he won Best Soloist Recording (20th/21st century) at the inaugural Opus Klassik Awards for his Naxos recording of Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 2 with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Carlos Miguel Prieto, coupled with the Études-Tableaux.
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Format: CD
Label: NAXOS
Rel. Date: 09/24/2021
UPC: 747313900534

Complete Piano Sonatas (Box)
Artist: Beethoven / Giltburg
Format: CD
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DISC: 1

1. Piano Sonata No. 1 in F Minor, Op. 2, No. 1
2. I. Allegro
3. II. Adagio
4. III. Menuetto: Allegretto
5. IV. Prestissimo
6. Piano Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 2, No. 2
7. I. Allegro vivace
8. II. Largo appassionato
9. III. Scherzo: Allegretto - Trio
10. IV. Rondo: Grazioso
11. Piano Sonata No. 3 in C Major, Op. 2, No. 3
12. I. Allegro con brio
13. II. Adagio
14. III. Scherzo: Allegro - Trio
15. IV. Allegro assai
16. Piano Sonata No. 4 in E-Flat Major, Op. 7
17. I. Allegro molto e con brio
18. II. Largo con gran espressione
19. III. Allegro
20. IV. Rondo: Poco allegretto e grazioso
21. Piano Sonata No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 10, No. 1
22. I. Allegro molto e con brio
23. II. Adagio molto
24. III. Finale: Prestissimo
25. Piano Sonata No. 6 in F Major, Op. 10, No. 2
26. I. Allegro
27. II. Allegretto
28. III. Presto
29. Piano Sonata No. 7 in D Major, Op. 10, No. 3
30. I. Presto
31. II. Largo e mesto
32. III. Menuetto: Allegro
33. IV. Rondo: Allegro
34. Piano Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 13, "Pathétique"
35. I. Grave - Allegro di molto e con brio
36. II. Adagio cantabile
37. III. Rondo: Allegro
38. Piano Sonata No. 9 in E Major, Op. 14, No. 1
39. I. Allegro
40. II. Allegretto
41. III. Rondo: Allegro comodo
42. Piano Sonata No. 10 in G Major, Op. 14, No. 2
43. I. Allegro
44. II. Andante
45. III. Scherzo: Allegro assai
46. Piano Sonata No. 11 in B-Flat Major, Op. 22
47. I. Allegro con brio
48. II. Adagio con molta espressione
49. III. Minuetto
50. IV. Rondo: Allegretto
51. Piano Sonata No. 12 in A-Flat Major, Op. 26, "Sonate mit dem Trauermarsch"
52. I. Andante con variazioni
53. II. Scherzo: Allegro molto
54. III. Marcia funebre sulla morte d'un Eroe
55. IV. Allegro
56. Piano Sonata No. 13 in E-Flat Major, Op. 27, No. 1
57. I. Andante
58. II. Allegro molto e vivace
59. III. Adagio con espressione
60. IV. Allegro vivace
61. Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 2, "Moonlight"
62. I. Adagio sostenuto
63. II. Allegretto
64. III. Presto agitato
65. Piano Sonata No. 15 in D Major, Op. 28, "Pastoral"
66. I. Allegro
67. II. Andante
68. III. Scherzo: Allegro vivace
69. IV. Rondo: Allegro ma non troppo
70. Piano Sonata No. 16 in G Major, Op. 31, No. 1
71. I. Allegro vivace
72. II. Adagio grazioso
73. III. Rondo: Allegretto
74. Piano Sonata No. 17 in D Minor, Op. 31, No. 2, "Tempest"
75. I. Largo - Allegro
76. II. Adagio
77. III. Allegretto
78. Piano Sonata No. 18 in E-Flat Major, Op. 31, No. 3, "La Chasse"
79. I. Allegro
80. II. Scherzo: Allegretto vivace
81. III. Menuetto: Moderato e grazioso
82. IV. Presto con fuoco
83. Piano Sonata No. 19 in G Minor, Op. 49, No. 1
84. I. Andante
85. II. Rondo: Allegro
86. Piano Sonata No. 20 in G Major, Op. 49, No. 2
87. I. Allegro, ma non troppo
88. II. Tempo di Menuetto
89. Piano Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53, "Waldstein"
90. I. Allegro con brio
91. II. Introduzione: Adagio molto
92. III. Rondo: Allegretto moderato - Prestissimo
93. Piano Sonata No. 22 in F Major, Op. 54
94. I. In tempo d'un menuetto
95. II. Allegretto - Più allegro
96. Piano Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57, "Appassionata"
97. I. Allegro assai
98. II. Andante con moto
99. III. Allegro ma non troppo - Presto
100. Piano Sonata No. 24 in F-Sharp Major, Op. 78
101. I. Adagio cantabile - Allegro ma non troppo
102. II. Allegro vivace
103. Piano Sonata No. 25 in G Major, Op. 79
104. I. Presto alla tedesca
105. II. Andante
106. III. Vivace
107. Piano Sonata No. 26 in E-Flat Major, Op. 81a, "Lebewohl, Abwesenheit und Wiedersehen" (Les Adieux, l'Absence et le Retour)
108. I. Das Lebewohl (Les Adieux): Adagio - Allegro
109. II. Abwesenheit (L'Absence): Andante espressivo (In gehender Bewegung, doch mit viel Ausdruck) -
110. III. Das Wiedersehen (Le Retour): Vivacissimamente (Im lebhaftesten Zeitmasse)
111. Piano Sonata No. 27 in E Minor, Op. 90
112. I. Mit Lebhaftigkeit und durchaus mit Empfindung und Ausdruck
113. II. Nicht zu geschwind und sehr singbar vorgetragen
114. Piano Sonata No. 28 in A Major, Op. 101
115. I. Etwas lebhaft und mit der innigsten Empfindung: Allegretto ma non troppo
116. II. Lebhaft. Marschmässig: Vivace alla Marcia
117. III. Langsam und sehnsuchtsvoll: Adagio, ma non troppo, con affetto -
118. III. Geschwind, doch nicht zu sehr, und mit Entschlossenheit: Allegro
119. Piano Sonata No. 29 in B-Flat Major, Op. 106, "Hammerklavier"
120. I. Allegro
121. II. Scherzo: Assai vivace - Presto - Tempo I
122. III. Adagio sostenuto, appassionato e con molto sentimento
123. IV. Largo - Allegro - Allegro risoluto. Fuga a tre voci, con alcune licenze
124. Piano Sonata No. 30 in E Major, Op. 109
125. I. Vivace, ma non troppo - Adagio espressivo
126. II. Prestissimo
127. III. Andante molto cantabile ed espressivo (Gesangvoll, mit innigster Empfindung)
128. Piano Sonata No. 31 in A-Flat Major, Op. 110
129. I. Moderato cantabile, molto espressivo
130. II. Allegro molto
131. III. Adagio, ma non troppo - Fuga: Allegro, ma non troppo
132. Piano Sonata No. 32 in C Minor, Op. 111
133. I. Maestoso - Allegro con brio ed appassionato
134. II. Arietta: Adagio molto semplice e cantabile

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Boris Giltburg is lauded worldwide as a deeply sensitive, insightful and compelling interpreter, with critics praising his impassioned approach to performance. This project to record all of Beethoven's 32 piano sonatas is a personal exploration for Giltburg, driven by curiosity and his profound respect for the composer. These exceptional performances received widespread critical acclaim upon their original digital release and this premiere release includes extended personal and informative booklet notes written by the pianist. From the vivid energy of the early sonatas, through the dark passions and enchanted lyricism of Beethoven's middle period, to the awe-inspiring transcendence of the final sonatas - this cycle runs the full gamut of human emotion. About Boris Giltburg, PianoPianist Boris Giltburg is lauded across the globe as a deeply sensitive, insightful and compelling interpreter, with critics praising his impassioned, narrative-driven approach to performance. At home in repertoire ranging from Beethoven to Shostakovich, in recent years he has been increasingly recognized as a leading interpreter of Rachmaninov. He is recording the complete Beethoven piano concertos for Naxos with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic (RLPO) and Vasily Petrenko. In 2018 he won Best Soloist Recording (20th/21st century) at the inaugural Opus Klassik Awards for his Naxos recording of Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 2 with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Carlos Miguel Prieto, coupled with the Études-Tableaux.

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