A Companion to Beethoven's Pianoforte Sonatas (Bar-to-Bar by Donald Francis Tovey

By Donald Francis Tovey

Professor Sir Donald Tovey's celebrated bar-by-bar research of Beethoven's 32 Pianoforte Sonatasremains a key textual content for pianists, scholars, students and tune enthusiasts. meant as a spouse to the ABRSM's entire Pianoforte Sonatas variation - edited by means of Harold Craxton yet with every one paintings prefaced through Tovey's useful and demanding notes - the e-book encompasses a succinct and illuminating precis of the author's analytical process ahead of each one sonata is handled intimately. This new imprint is prefaced with an advent via Dr Barry Cooper, Lecturer within the tune division of Manchester college. Tovey's textual content is reproduced faithfully; besides the fact that, Dr Cooper has additional footnotes to right blunders of truth or to qualify conclusions drawn by way of Tovey that the passage of time, because the publication used to be first released in 1931, has prompt can be questionable. With the re-issue of this ebook, Tovey's famed perception, common sense and wit will proceed to enlighten and entertain the author's devotees, in addition to a brand new generations.

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