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Offline stormx

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Favorite Beethoven piano sonata MOVEMENT
« on: April 26, 2006, 05:54:48 PM »
I will not list all of them  ::)
Should be around 100, right?

Anyway, i beleive it is interesting to know this, because it can happen that you love a particular movement of a sonata, but not so much the rest...So it is possible that your favorite movement does not belong to you favorite overall sonata.

In my case, altough i have listened to all 32 sonatas many times, i find difficult to make such a choice, because i tend to have more present in my memory those i have heard recently.

However, i will make my choice.

TEMPEST 3° movement


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Offline rapmasterb

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Re: Favorite Beethoven piano sonata MOVEMENT
«Reply #1 on: April 26, 2006, 06:47:04 PM »
Hammerklavier 4th - let's face it it just rules

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Re: Favorite Beethoven piano sonata MOVEMENT
«Reply #2 on: April 27, 2006, 12:35:45 AM »
Waldstein 3rd mvmnt... stunning
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Re: Favorite Beethoven piano sonata MOVEMENT
«Reply #3 on: April 27, 2006, 01:13:19 AM »
Hammerklavier 4th - let's face it it just rules
I kinda agree with Gould about that movement - something like the hardest, most unpianistic fugue ever written.
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Re: Favorite Beethoven piano sonata MOVEMENT
«Reply #4 on: April 27, 2006, 01:29:26 AM »
Waldstein, 1st movement, because it was one of the first movements of any sonata I'd ever heard, so it's more of a sentimental thing, really.
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Re: Favorite Beethoven piano sonata MOVEMENT
«Reply #5 on: April 27, 2006, 01:37:27 AM »
Appasionata 3rd.
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Re: Favorite Beethoven piano sonata MOVEMENT
«Reply #6 on: April 27, 2006, 08:12:33 AM »
Either Waldstein 3 or Hammerklavier 3 or 4.
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Re: Favorite Beethoven piano sonata MOVEMENT
«Reply #7 on: April 27, 2006, 06:32:02 PM »
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Re: Favorite Beethoven piano sonata MOVEMENT
«Reply #8 on: April 28, 2006, 08:00:43 AM »
Pathétique - 1st & 2nd
Moonlight - 3rd
Waldstein - 1st & 3rd
Appasionata - 3rd
Les Adieux - 3rd
Hammerklavier - 3rd & 4th

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Re: Favorite Beethoven piano sonata MOVEMENT
«Reply #9 on: April 28, 2006, 06:24:53 PM »
atm:
appasionata-1 and 3
waldstein 3 (simply brilliant)
les adieux 3
tempest 3
pathetique 1
moonlight 3
 favourite right now would probably be waldstein 3
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Offline apion

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Re: Favorite Beethoven piano sonata MOVEMENT
«Reply #10 on: April 28, 2006, 06:30:55 PM »
Either Waldstein 3 or Hammerklavier 3 or 4.

Waldstein 3 / Hammer 4

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Re: Favorite Beethoven piano sonata MOVEMENT
«Reply #11 on: April 28, 2006, 06:58:37 PM »
Tempest 3rd Movement

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Re: Favorite Beethoven piano sonata MOVEMENT
«Reply #12 on: April 29, 2006, 01:41:24 AM »
Waldstein 3 and 1. Can't wait to get good enough to play the whole sonata. This one just captured me the first time I heard it. Others are growing on me with repeated listening.


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Re: Favorite Beethoven piano sonata MOVEMENT
«Reply #13 on: April 29, 2006, 04:44:07 AM »
Four movements that are special to me are:  Op.90, 2nd movement, Op106, movements 1,2, and of course the last movement of his last sonata.

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Re: Favorite Beethoven piano sonata MOVEMENT
«Reply #14 on: April 29, 2006, 03:05:16 PM »
Four movements that are special to me are:  Op.90, 2nd movement, Op106, movements 1,2, and of course the last movement of his last sonata.
The last movement of op.111 is unquestionably my favorite...

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Re: Favorite Beethoven piano sonata MOVEMENT
«Reply #15 on: April 29, 2006, 05:20:39 PM »
I haven't heard so many of his sonatas, but my favorites of the ones I've heard is;

Pathetique: 1st and 3rd
Moonlight: 3rd
Waldstein: 1st

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Re: Favorite Beethoven piano sonata MOVEMENT
«Reply #16 on: April 29, 2006, 05:22:09 PM »
pastoral 1st

Offline krittyot

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Re: Favorite Beethoven piano sonata MOVEMENT
«Reply #17 on: April 29, 2006, 05:41:26 PM »
Definitely the last movement of the last sonata, no.32.

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Offline stevie

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Re: Favorite Beethoven piano sonata MOVEMENT
«Reply #18 on: April 29, 2006, 05:44:57 PM »
moonlight 3rd , it was the first piano piece i fell in love with  :-*

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Re: Favorite Beethoven piano sonata MOVEMENT
«Reply #19 on: April 29, 2006, 05:47:58 PM »
If I had to pick one, op.111, 2nd mvt.

It's so hard to pick! His sonatas are all great.

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Re: Favorite Beethoven piano sonata MOVEMENT
«Reply #20 on: April 29, 2006, 06:15:35 PM »
Op. 109 3rd
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Re: Favorite Beethoven piano sonata MOVEMENT
«Reply #21 on: April 29, 2006, 06:54:47 PM »
I have so many, but if I had to choose,

I'd pick Appassionata 3rd

Offline superstition2

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Re: Favorite Beethoven piano sonata MOVEMENT
«Reply #22 on: May 10, 2006, 05:18:44 AM »
Op. 111, first movement

Offline stucoy

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Re: Favorite Beethoven piano sonata MOVEMENT
«Reply #23 on: May 10, 2006, 05:14:18 PM »
3rd movement of op.109, and Arietta of op.111

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Re: Favorite Beethoven piano sonata MOVEMENT
«Reply #24 on: May 10, 2006, 08:28:41 PM »
opus 111, 2nd movement for me too

also the first movement of the appassionata

fourth movement of the hammerklavier

2nd movement of opus 2/3

the final movement of the moonlight

and the first and third movements of tempest and pathetique

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Re: Favorite Beethoven piano sonata MOVEMENT
«Reply #25 on: May 11, 2006, 03:09:27 AM »
Tempest 3rd Movement

Tempest 3 = great choice  8)

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Re: Favorite Beethoven piano sonata MOVEMENT
«Reply #26 on: May 11, 2006, 09:54:42 AM »
Op.26 i

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Re: Favorite Beethoven piano sonata MOVEMENT
«Reply #27 on: May 13, 2006, 05:30:17 PM »
Tempest 1st mvt.

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Re: Favorite Beethoven piano sonata MOVEMENT
«Reply #28 on: May 14, 2006, 12:55:14 PM »
The Adagio from Beethovens Hammerklavier sonata.
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Re: Favorite Beethoven piano sonata MOVEMENT
«Reply #29 on: May 14, 2006, 12:59:23 PM »
Pathetique 1st
Moonlight 3rd
Tempest 3rd

I haven't heard enough, though
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Re: Favorite Beethoven piano sonata MOVEMENT
«Reply #30 on: May 14, 2006, 03:15:00 PM »
waldstein 3rd-just divine

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Re: Favorite Beethoven piano sonata MOVEMENT
«Reply #31 on: May 18, 2006, 07:33:47 AM »
oooh tough question...

op.27, no.1, IV
pastoral,   1st
waldstein, 3rd
op.110, 1st and 3rd
Les Adieux, 1st
last one, last movement

as of right now...there's just something about the finale of op.110 that I like.