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The Battle Between “Il penseroso” and “The Old Arpeggio”

Before the time of television and the internet, live music performances were a primary form of entertainment. Performances were held in private homes, as well as concert halls. Many rivalries formed among pianists and composers. This created a unique angle for entertainment as individuals could then debate the merits of each musician and choose sides. One of the more famous piano duels was held between Franz Liszt and Sigismond Thalberg. Read more >>

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« Reply #100 on: April 11, 2017, 06:20:06 PM »

Haydn Piano Sonata in E-flat Major, Hob. XVI:49. It's an archetype of the Vienesse Classical sonata style which brought forward the form in the first place.
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« Reply #101 on: April 12, 2017, 05:50:30 PM »

Waldstein
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« Reply #102 on: April 12, 2017, 09:41:12 PM »

I would almost agree. Waldstein is also great.
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« Reply #103 on: April 13, 2017, 01:36:42 AM »

There isn't a "best piano sonata ever written." Doesn't exist.

There are many great sonatas, and all are different. That is one of the reasons that they are great.
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« Reply #104 on: April 13, 2017, 11:40:36 AM »

It sonata good question
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