“Haydn: Complete Piano Sonatas”
|Franz Joseph Haydn||
Andante & Variations in F minor, Hob.XVII:6 (Sonata – un piccolo divertimento),
Andante con variazioni in D major, Hob.XVII/7,
Arietta con 12 variazioni in A major, Hob.XVII/2,
Arietta con 12 variazioni in E flat major, Hob.XVII/3,
Haydn: Keyboard Sonata in E-Flat Major, Hob. XVI, 16,
Haydn: Variations in A Major, Hob. XVII, 2b (Alternative Variation),
Piano Sonatas Nos. 1-62 (complete),
Theme and Variations in C major, Hob.XVII:5 (Six Easy Variations).
Rudolf Buchbinder (Piano).
“The Viennese oracle on the core literature of Haydn, Beethoven and Brahms,” is how The Philadelphia Inquirer has described the pianist Rudolf Buchbinder, while Huffington Post has praised him for “perfect phrasing, magnificent technique and an unparalleled love of his instrument”. Renowned for his meticulous study of musical sources, he here performs Haydn’s complete piano sonatas – captivating works which prove that Haydn deserves to be known as ‘the father of the piano sonata’, not just ‘the father of the symphony’. His sonatas exercised a decisive influence on Beethoven, the composer with whom Buchbinder is identified above all.