Perspectives 3: Beethoven • Schubert **

Perspectives 3: Beethoven • Schubert **

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Of his Perspectives series of recordings for AVIE, Andreas Haefliger says, “In creative programming, I have always seen an opportunity for illuminating the individuality of works by placing them in tonal, dramatic and historic relief. Thus, through the sequence of a recital program, repertoire that has long been familiar to us is put into a new perspective. This series is a document of my concert activity and aims at bringing the recital experience to the living room.”

This recital offers the perspective of a great Schubert Sonata that despite its originality also shows its indebtedness to Beethoven. The two popular Beethoven Sonatas have features that resonated deeply with Schubert, who adored the older composer and persistently used his works as models.

Previous releases in this series Perspectives 1 (AV 0041) which contrasts Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert with Thomas Adès, and Perspectives 2 (AV 2082) which juxtaposes Beethoven, Brahms and Bartók.




Piano Sonata No. 15 in D major, Op. 28 ‘Pastoral’ (1801) (24:19)
1. I Allegro (9:49)
2. II Andante (7:02)
3. III Scherzo: Allegro vivace (2:21)
4. IV Rondo: Allegro ma non troppo – Più allegro quasi presto (5:07)

Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor, Op.57 ‘Appassionata’ (1807) (24:35)
5. I Allegro assai – Piü allegro (10:27)
6. II Andante con moto (5:57)
7. III Allegro ma non troppo – Presto (8:11)

CD 2

FRANZ SCHUBERT (1797–1828)

Piano Sonata No. 21 in B flat major, D. 960 (1828) (41:22)
1. I Molto moderato (19:58)
2. II Andante sostenuto (9:03)
3. III Scherzo: Allegro vivace con delicatezza – Trio – Scherzo (4:08)
4. IV Allegro ma non troppo – Presto (8:13)

Andreas Haefligerpiano

Recorded 15 – 17 September 2007 at Reistadel – Neumarkt/Oberpfalz, Germany
Recording Producer and Balance Engineer: Markus Heiland
Editing: Markus Heiland

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