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Amazingly, Gould’s third LP of Beethoven sonatas met with hardly any grumblings from the critics and was, all in all, warmly received. True, one reviewer spoke of “iconoclastic interpretations,” but acknowledged that it enabled listeners to discover a completely new Beethoven. Admittedly Gould’s Appassionata languished in the ice-box …

Beethoven: Sonatas for Piano No. 8-10, Op. 13 “Pathétique”, Op. 14, No. 1 & 2

Released: 1967

    Disc 1

  1. Sonata No. 8 in C minor for Piano, Op. 13 "Pathétique": II. Adagio cantabile: I. Grave - Allegro di molto e con brio
  2. Sonata No. 8 in C minor for Piano, Op. 13 "Pathétique": II. Adagio cantabile: II. Adagio cantabile
  3. Sonata No. 8 in C minor for Piano, Op. 13 "Pathétique": II. Adagio cantabile: III. Rondo. Allegro
  4. Sonata No. 9 in E Major, Op. 14, No. 1: I. Allegro
  5. Sonata No. 9 in E Major, Op. 14, No. 1: II. Allegretto
  6. Sonata No. 9 in E Major, Op. 14, No. 1: III. Rondo. Allegro commodo
  7. Sonata No. 10 in G Major, Op. 14, No. 2: I. Allegro
  8. Sonata No. 10 in G Major, Op. 14, No. 2: II. Andante
  9. Sonata No. 10 in G Major, Op. 14, No. 2: III. Scherzo. Allegro assai