The 35 Piano Sonatas, Volume 1
up to Op. 14. Signature Series (ABRSM)
A critical edition of the 35 Piano Sonatas by Professor Barry Cooper, renowned Beethoven specialist. Includes a general Introduction covering performance practice, including tempo, articulation, pedalling and dynamics and commentary to each sonata, including history, full assessment of the sources and detailed notes on interpretation. Introductory CD included.
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Attractively produced and modestly priced, this edition which promises to reach its aim to be faithful to Beethoven's intentions, and should be widely used by pianists, students, teachers and all those interested in the detail and wider context of these canonic masterpieces. * Arietta * This new edition is of vital significance to not only the piano community but also to the music community as a whole. Barry Cooper has brought the works into more focus for the 21st century than ever before. * EPTA Piano Professional * This new Beethoven edition can be considered one of the landmark keyboard publications of the 21st century. There is no doubt that this new edition is of vital significance to the music community as a whole. Beethoven's sonatas now number 35, and the Associated Board has brought the works into more focus than ever before. * International Piano * WINNER of Best Sheet Music International Piano Awards 2008 WINNER of Best Classical Publication * The MIA Awards 2008 *