Articles tagged 'Beethoven'
Kempff recorded three intégrales — 1926-45 (on shellac), this one (mono) and a 1964-65 stereo remake.
No desiccated embryos here. The LTM pair enshrines Satie compositions from the early to mid-1890s, the period preceding the ironic collections with the wacky titles.
Perhaps Beethoven is suggesting that Diabelli stole his theme from Mozart or is simply being a scamp.
The triplet as upbeat, reiterated in the middle voice and the bass, has a pulling effect to the downbeat made more powerful by each repetition.
The music expands quickly from piano to forte with pointed bass notes and a dashing sforzando at the second beat of measure 3.
Debussy and Messiaen live on in the filigree and chords of Murail’s poetic piano compositions.