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Beethoven: Violin Sonatas 5 & 9 [European Import] ()

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Beethoven: Violin Sonatas 5 & 9 [European Import] - Wilhelm Kempff (piano); Yehudi Menuhin (violin)
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  1. Sonata for violin & piano No. 5 in F major ("Spring"), Op. 24
  2. Sonata for violin & piano No. 9 in A major ("Kreutzer"), Op. 47
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Recorded for the Beethoven bicentenary in 1970, violinist Yehudi Menuhin and pianist Wilhelm Kempff's recordings of the composer's complete violin sonatas are excerpted here to couple the two best-known: the "Spring" and "Kreutzer" sonatas. Before the fact, the partnership seemed unlikely to succeed, Menuhin being warm-toned, romantically lyrical, and rhythmically impulsive and Kempff dry-toned, classically polished, and rhythmically reserved. And although acknowledged on release as a wonderful addition to an already ...

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Beethoven: Violin Sonatas 5 & 9 [European Import] 1989, Deutsche Grammophon

UPC: 028942725126

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