Catalogue No: 9781860969324
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ISBN: 9781860969324

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Series: ABRSM Signature

Department: Piano, Keyboard & Organ - Piano Solos

Publisher: ABRSM

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Edition with German commentaries

A critical edition of the 35 piano sonatas by Professor Barry Cooper, renowned Beethoven
specialist. Created for today’s performers, teachers and scholars, this is the most
comprehensive study of these extraordinary works yet undertaken.

  • the only modern edition to include all 35 sonatas as a set

  • faithful to the original notation, correcting long-standing errors found in other editions

  • presents new and important research

  • general Introduction covering performance practice, including tempo, articulation,
    pedalling and dynamics

  • commentary to each sonata, including history, full assessment of the sources and detailed
    notes on interpretation

  • introductory CD included


Contents and Reviews

  • Op. 22, B flat major/B-Dur [Ludwig van Beethoven]
  • Op. 26, A flat major/As-Dur [Ludwig van Beethoven]
  • Op. 27 No. 1 (quasi una fantasia), E flat major/Es-Dur [Ludwig van Beethoven]
  • Op. 27 No. 2 (quasi una fantasia, ‘Moonlight’/‘Mondschein’), C sharp minor/cis-Moll [Ludwig van Beethoven]
  • Op. 28 (‘Pastorale’), D major/D-Dur [Ludwig van Beethoven]
  • Op. 31 No. 1, G major/G-Dur [Ludwig van Beethoven]
  • Op. 31 No. 2, D minor/d-Moll [Ludwig van Beethoven]
  • Op. 31 No. 3, E flat major/Es-Dur [Ludwig van Beethoven]
  • Op. 53 (‘Waldstein’), C major/C-Dur [Ludwig van Beethoven]
  • Op. 54, F major/F-Dur [Ludwig van Beethoven]