Piano Sonata in B flat major 'Hammerklavier', Op 106 (Beethoven)
from Maria Yudina - Beethoven Sonatas (APR5670)
1 Allegro [10'11]
2 Scherzo: Assai vivace – Presto [2'31]
3 Adagio sostenuto, appassionato e con molto sentimento [12'57]
4 Largo – Allegro – Allegro risoluto [11'35]
37 minutes 14 seconds 4 tracks
‘[Maria Yudina] is personable and dignified in the Funeral March from Op 26 and clearly in her element in the brief but intense Adagio from Op 101. A curious, sometimes fascinating disc’ (Gramophone)
BBC Music Magazine
‘What one finds in these three performances are cumulative power and spirit and some very personalised ways with rubati, tempo, timbre and dynamic gradients. That applies to the Op 26 sonata as much a ...