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Beethoven Moonlight

CD

Beethoven Moonlight / Ronald Farren-Price, piano

  • Published by Move Records [MD3247] — 1 CD
  • Purchase Price: $22.73 (Usually ships in 1-4 days) — Add to Cart
  • Library Availability: This item is not available from the Australian Music Centre Library

Product details

You may have been fortunate enough to hear pianist Ronald Farren-Price performing Beethoven in past years. Now you can finally hear his wonderful interpretations at home! Over seven years in the making, Farren-Price has finally completed his long-awaited recording of selected, much-loved Beethoven piano works.

Volume 1 - "Moonlight" - contains one of Beethoven's readily indentifiable piano works, the C# Minor sonata known as the "Moonlight Sonata". You'll also find the rarely heard Polonaise in C, the early D major sonata and the late Sonata No. 30 in E Major, with its amazing set of theme and variations.

 

Track Listing

Sonata No. 7 in D Major, Op. 10 No. 3
Sonata No. 14 quasi una fantasia in C# minor, Op. 27 No. 2, "Moonlight"
Sonata No. 30 in E Major, Op. 109

 

Press Quotes

“sensitive performances of some of Beethoven's finest works”

New Classics, UK

“I became entranced by the wonderful sonorities ... the beautiful sound of the piano along with the very high quality of the recording ... absolutely beautiful!”

— Greg Borrowman, Australian Hi-Fi

“Farren-Price's Beethoven recording in every way is superb ... genuine Beethoven!”

— Prof. John Damgaard, Denmark,

“this first volume of Beethoven piano works from Ronald Farren-Price is sure to delight ... the listener can never doubt the integrity and thoughtfulness of the artistic approach ... we can sense a performer who truly believes in the humanity and nobility of Beethoven's vision.”

— Tony Way, The Age - Green Guide

“a tribute both to the genius of Beethoven's music, and to the abiding talent of Ronald Farren-Price ... insightful notes ... an important addition to the library”

— Elizabeth Scarlett, ArtStreams


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