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Pietrasanta P07.44 (2007) by Caio Fonseca (b1959)
Reproduced by kind permission of the artist / www.caiofonseca.com
Track(s) taken from CDA67755
Recording details: March 2009
Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin, Germany
Produced by Ludger Böckenhoff
Engineered by Ludger Böckenhoff
Release date: March 2010
Total duration: 12 minutes 54 seconds

Variations in G major on 'See the conqu'ring hero comes' from Handel's Judas Maccabaeus, WoO45
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Steven Isserlis (cello), Robert Levin (fortepiano)
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Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
The variations on a theme from Judas Maccabaeus were very likely written after Beethoven had attended rehearsals of Handel’s oratorio in Berlin. Although their chief priority is to show off the pianist’s dexterity, they are quite capable of throwing up examples of Beethoven’s dramatic style, notably in the minor-key Variation VIII and the virtuoso gestures of Variations VII and XII.

from notes by Daniel Müller-Schott © 2010
English: Charles Johnston


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