Friedrich Gulda plays Beethoven & Bach

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Friedrich Gulda plays Beethoven & Bach

Label:

EuroArts

Catalogue No:

2058698

Discs:

1

Release date:

31st May 2011

Barcode:

0880242586988

Medium:

DVD Video

Format:

NTSC

Region:

all
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Friedrich Gulda plays Beethoven & Bach

Recorded live at the 1970 Beethovenfest Bonn, Germany


Bach, J S:

English Suite No. 3 in G minor, BWV808

Beethoven:

Eroica Variations, Op. 35

Piano Sonata No. 29 in B-flat major, Op. 106 'Hammerklavier'


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The “Internationales Beethovenfest Bonn 1970” brought numerous world-famous performers to Bonn on the occasion of the the two-hundredth anniversary of the birth of Bonn's greatest musical son, Ludwig van Beethoven..

A principal visitor to that year's festival was the influential Viennese pianist Friedrich Gulda. He performed in both the classical and jazz fields. His greatest classical inspiration was Beethoven, so it is fitting that he chose the 'Hammerklavier' Sonata to celebrate Beethoven's birthday. He is also well known for his famous Bach and Mozart performances.

Picture format DVD: NTSC 4:3

Sounds formats DVD: PCM Stereo

Region code: 0

Booklet notes: English, German, French

Running time: 79 mins

FSK: 0

MusicWeb International

May 2012

“The picture quality is good, not of the sharpest clarity, but very decent. Camera angles are alert, cleverly devised and accurate...His [Bach] playing is rhythmically buoyant, incisive and imaginative.”

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