Interesting article about Beethoven's Erard piano and 1970s technology.
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Beethoven – Sonata op.111 Movement 2 – Sylvain Blassel, on the harp.
II. Arietta: Adagio molto, semplice e cantabile.
Beethoven’s brilliant Op 111 Piano Sonata, played on the harp by French virtuoso harpist, Sylvain Blassel. 23 more words
For most of his early career, Beethoven played on German and Viennese pianos. With the light action, clear attack, and rapid decay of these instruments, he composed themes such as this, from the concluding movement of Op. 747 more words