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.
Publisher: Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music
Weight: 1177 g
Dimensions: 305 x 230 x 21 mm
WINNER of Best Classical Publication
WINNER of Best Sheet Music International Piano Awards 2008
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.
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.
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.