Beethoven's Piano Sonatas: A Short Companion

Charles Rosen (Author)
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Description

For everyone who has ever listened to, or learned to play, a Beethoven piano sonata, this book will be a revelation. Internationally renowned pianist Charles Rosen brings out the gravity, passion, and humor of Beethoven's sonatas in this comprehensive guide, placing the works in context and detailing the role of the piano in the composer's life and work. Rosen examines each individual sonata, from those composed in the 1790s through the final sonatas of the 1820s.

Product Details

Price
$25.00
Publisher
Yale University Press
Publish Date
July 28, 2020
Pages
272
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780300255119

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About the Author

Charles Rosen (1927-2012) was an internationally respected pianist. A pupil of Moriz Rosenthal, he has performed and recorded a wide repertoire from Bach to Pierre Boulez. His prize-winning books include The Classical Style, The Romantic Generation, Romantic Poets, Critics and Other Madmen, and Critical Entertainments.