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9781860968907

Beethoven: The Complete Piano Sonatas

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  • Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Editor: Barry Cooper
  • Format: 3 Volumes in A Slipcase
  • Instrumentation: Piano
  • ISBN: 9781860968907
  • Size: 9.3 x 12.2 inches
  • Urtext / Critical Edition

Description

This landmark edition, by Barry Cooper, satisfies the exacting requirements of performer, teacher, and scholar. It is totally faithful to Beethoven's music text, corrects long-standing errors and misconceptions, and includes the latest research from Cooper, a world authority on Beethoven. Unlike other editions, the complete 35 sonatas are included, beginning with WoO47 Nos.1-3. for the performer or teacher, there are realized ornaments, suggested fingerings, sympathetic page turns and layout -- all beautifully presented -- and an Introduction on performance practice, articulation, dynamics, pedalling, etc. Every sonata comes with a critical Commentary, including the work's history, a full assessment of the sources, and detailed notes on interpretation. Available as three separate volumes, and as a boxed set.

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