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BEETHOVEN, L. van: Diabelli Variations, Op. 120 / 32 Variations, WoO 80 (Biret Beethoven Edition, Vol. 20)

    
      

 

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BEETHOVEN, L. van: Diabelli Variations, Op. 120 / 32 Variations, WoO 80 (Biret Beethoven Edition, Vol. 20)

“Love of Beethoven’s works threads through Idil Biret’s life like a red ribbon. Her studio recordings and live concerts show this in an unequivocal language… Next to all the Piano Concertos and the Choral Fantasy she has also performed on stage and recorded (on 19 CDs) all the Piano Sonatas and Symphony Transcriptions becoming perhaps the only artist to reach this level of completeness… This knowledge of Beethoven one hears in every nuance in Idil Biret’s playing.” Carsten Dürer (editor), Piano News (Germany) 2012

“Idil Biret not only recorded all nine of the Beethoven symphonies in less than a year but, in a superhuman feat which astounded all those who know about music she also publicly performed all of them in four recitals at the Montpellier Festival in France. To learn and also memorise scores of such length and difficulty in such a short time is a mind-boggling achievement.”Peter Cossé, Fono Forum (Germany) 1986

“Idil Biret, who arriving in Paris at the age of seven astonished Alfred Cortot, Wilhelm Kempff and Marc Pincherle, remains a remarkable pianist who combines brilliant technical skill with the subdued touch, the interior voices, of her mentor Cortot…At her Paris recital, Beethoven’s Sonata Op. 106 ‘Hammerklavier’brought us the fighter, armed from top to toe, like a valiant Clorinde, combining the most beautiful of styles with a fabulous virtuosity.” Le Monde (France) 1981

“Talent is what Idil Biret has in prodigious measure. The Turkish pianist made that clear from the start of her recital at Alice Tully Hall on Tuesday night, when she made light of the technical and musical difficulties in Beethoven’s 32 Variations in C minor.” New York Times (USA) 1975


Beethoven, Ludwig van

  33 Variations on a Waltz by Diabelli in C Major, Op. 120, "Diabelli Variations"
1.   Play with flash player Theme: Vivace - Variation 1: Alla Marcia, maestoso 00:02:40
2.   Play with flash player Variation 2: Poco allegro 00:00:55
3.   Play with flash player Variation 3: L'istesso tempo 00:02:17
4.   Play with flash player Variation 4: Un poco più vivace 00:01:16
5.   Play with flash player Variation 5: Allegro vivace 00:01:01
6.   Play with flash player Variation 6: Allegro ma non troppo e serioso 00:01:46
7.   Play with flash player Variation 7: Un poco più allegro 00:01:18
8.   Play with flash player Variation 8: Poco vivace 00:01:27
9.   Play with flash player Variation 9: Allegro pesante e risoluto 00:01:53
10.   Play with flash player Variation 10: Presto 00:00:43
11.   Play with flash player Variation 11: Allegretto 00:00:55
12.   Play with flash player Variation 12: Un poco più mosso 00:00:53
13.   Play with flash player Variation 13: Vivace 00:01:16
14.   Play with flash player Variation 14: Grave e maestoso 00:04:05
15.   Play with flash player Variation 15: Presto scherzando 00:00:41
16.   Play with flash player Variation 16: Allegro 00:01:01
17.   Play with flash player Variation 17: (Allegro) 00:01:06
18.   Play with flash player Variation 18: Poco moderato 00:01:41
19.   Play with flash player Variation 19: Presto 00:00:59
20.   Play with flash player Variation 20: Andante 00:01:04
21.   Play with flash player Variation 21: Allegro con brio 00:01:30
22.   Play with flash player Variation 22: Allegro molto 00:00:44
23.   Play with flash player Variation 23: Allegro assai 00:01:05
24.   Play with flash player Variation 24: Fughetta - Andante 00:02:49
25.   Play with flash player Variation 25: Allegro 00:00:48
26.   Play with flash player Variation 26: (Piacevole) 00:01:07
27.   Play with flash player Variation 27: Vivace 00:01:11
28.   Play with flash player Variation 28: Allegro 00:00:57
29.   Play with flash player Variation 29: Adagio ma non troppo 00:01:19
30.   Play with flash player Variation 30: Andante, sempre cantabile 00:02:18
31.   Play with flash player Variation 31: Largo, molto espressivo 00:04:22
32.   Play with flash player Variation 32: Fuga - Allegro 00:03:22
33.   Play with flash player Variation 33: Tempo di Menuetto, moderato 00:04:28
  32 Variations in C Minor, WoO 80
34.   Play with flash player 32 Variations in C Minor, WoO 80 00:12:14

Total Playing Time: 01:07:11






Composer(s):
Beethoven, Ludwig van

Artist(s):
Biret, Idil

Label: Idil Biret Archive

Genre: Instrumental

Period: Classical

Catalogue No: 8.571407

Barcode: 747313140770

Release Date: 07/2020

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