Daniel Barenboim plays Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 21 Waldstein

Daniel Barenboim plays Ludwig Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major, Op. 53, known as the Waldstein. From the Complete Beethoven Piano Sonatas Nos 1-32 cycle recorded in 1983-84.

Barenboim plays Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 8 Op. 13 (Pathétique)

Daniel Barenboim plays Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13, commonly known as Sonata Pathétique. Live in Berlin (2005). The piece is one of composer’s most celebrated compositions.

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.

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!

Barenboim plays Beethoven’s “Moonlight Sonata”

Daniel Barenboim plays Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor “Quasi una fantasia”, Op. 27, No. 2, popularly known as the Moonlight Sonata. Recorded in 1983.

Barenboim plays Beethoven – Piano Sonata 17 (The “Tempest”)

Daniel Barenboim plays 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).

Ivo Pogorelić plays Beethoven (Italy, 1987)

Croatian-Serbian pianist Ivo Pogorelić (Pogorelich) plays Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas No. 27 and 32. Villa Contarini in Piazzola sul Brenta, Italy, 1987.

Lisitsa plays Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata

Valentina Lisitsa plays Beethoven’s The Piano Sonata No. 14 “Quasi Una Fantasia” Opus 27 No. 2, also known as the “Moonlight Sonata”. Completed in 1801 and dedicated in 1802 to his pupil, Countess Giulietta Guicciardi, it is one of Beethoven’s most popular compositions for the piano. It is named “The Moonlight Sonata” by poet Ludwig …