BEETHOVEN – Sonatas Opp. 14, 49 & 110 – Trudelies Leonhardt, fortepiano – Digital Download

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Ludwig van Beethoven moved to Vienna in 1792 and immediately began to attract notice, first as a bold an original
pianist, legendary for his improvisations and notable for the new life that he poured into the genre of the solo
piano sonata. The distinguished fortepianist, Trudelies Leonhardt, presents a programme of four of Beethoven’s
sonatas that span much of his career: from 1796 (op. 49, no. 2) to 1821 (op. 110). She uses an original fortepiano
by Benignus Seidner, Vienna, c. 1815.

Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven

Performing artists: Trudelies Leonhardt

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Release date: December 5, 2014

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Track Listing:

Sonata in G major, Op. 49 No. 2

1 Allegro ma non troppo
2 Tempo di Menuetto

Sonata in A flat Major, Op. 110
3 Moderato cantabile molto espressivo
4 Scherzo – Allegro molto
5 Adagio ma non troppo –
Fuga: Allegro ma non troppo

Sonata in G minor, Op. 49, No. 1
6 Andante
7 Rondo – Allegro

Sonata in G major, Op. 14, No. 2
8 Allegro
9 Andante
10 Scherzo – Allegro assai

Ludwig van
Op. 49, nos. 1&2; Op. 14, no. 2; Op. 110

The Romantics 24

Trudelies Leonhardt, fortepiano

Configuration: Digital Download (320 kbps MP3)
Available: February, 2015
Recorded: 11–12 January, 2014
Booklet: 24 Page
• The Recording comprises four sonatas from Beethoven’s earliest and latest creative periods.
• Dutch fortepianist Trudelies Leonhardt, a member of one of Europe’s most famous musical families, is a leading exponent
of the fortepiano, with an international following.
• Featured instrument is an original Viennese fortepiano from c. 1815 by Benignus Seidner.
• Booklet text, including essay by Peter Watchorn, in both English and French.

The Romantics
A revolution in art and literature swept through Europe and by the early 1800’s Romanticism dominated the musical
landscape. Such figures as Beethoven, Mendelssohn, and Brahms exemplified the ideals yet maintained highly individual
approaches. Now, our finest historically informed musicians and scholars present this incomparable repertoire in a series
destined to become an essential part of every serious music lover’s collection.

BEETHOVEN – Sonatas Opp. 14, 49 & 110 – Trudelies Leonhardt, fortepiano – Digital Download was last modified: April 1st, 2015 by Burke Thompson