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Beethoven – Piano Sonata No. 17 (The tempest) – Maria João Pires

Maria João Pires, one of the finest pianists of her generation, performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31, No. 2, usually referred to as “The Tempest” (or Der Sturm in native German). Recorded on November 21, 2013 at Salle Pleyel (Paris).
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Two Pieces by Wilhelm Kempff

Two pieces by the legendary German pianist and composer Wilhelm Kempff: the 3rd movement (Allegretto) of Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31, No. 2, usually referred to as “The Tempest”; and Robert Schumann’s “Arabeske” (Arabesque) in C major, Op. 18.
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Valentina Lisitsa plays the 3rd movement of “The Tempest” (Beethoven) and records it with a GoPro

Ukrainian pianist Valentina Lisitsa plays the 3rd movement (Allegretto) of Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31, No. 2, usually referred to as “The Tempest”, and records it using a GoPro. An interesting video to see from a classical pianist’s point of view. Enjoy!
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