Current cart in use:
SHOPPING CART

Explore

In Stock

Artists

Actors

Format

Theme

Genre

Rated

Label

Specialty

Decades

Color

Deals

Complete Piano Sonatas
  • Label: Arcana Records
  • Number of Discs: 9
  • UPC: 3760195732038
  • Item #: 2252378X
  • Release Date: 2/7/2020
CD 
List Price: $42.98
Price: $31.99
You Save: $10.99 (26%)
privacy policy
Share Twitter

You May Also Like

Description

Complete Piano Sonatas on CD

The partnership between the late Viennese pianist Paul Badura-Skoda and Michel Bernstein, the French record producer who founded Arcana, proved to be one of the most fruitful and long-lasting relationships in the history of recording. Among their most significant achievements is the set comprising the complete piano sonatas of Franz Schubert played on period instruments. Recorded in the 1990s, it has long been a benchmark and one of the Arcana catalogue's top bestsellers. As part of the Beethoven celebrations, Arcana is now releasing a new edition of a related recording made in the 1980s that has been out of print for many years. To this day it is one of the few complete recordings on period instruments, and is in many respects an unrivalled achievement. "For the complete recording of Beethoven's piano sonatas, the performer has chosen seven instruments of the period. Period instruments are sometimes victims of haphazard conservation and hasty or unscrupulous restoration. However, the best of them possess an inimitable sound, a richness of color that is almost unconceivable and an indefinable charm. That is the reason why Paul Badura-Skoda works solely with original instruments, accepting the risk of difficulties in order to bring out the poetry and radiance of the discourse." (Michel Bernstein)

We use cookies to personalize content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyze our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with other information that you’ve provided to them or that they’ve collected from your use of their services. More details
Understood