Overview and Analysis of the Liszt Piano Sonata in B Minor, S. 178

It is likely that Liszt derived the idea of thematic transformation as a unifying process from Schubert’s Wanderer Fantasy, a work which he himself transcribed for piano and orchestra in 1851.  Schubert’s themes run through all four movements of the fantasy in varied forms  The four movements are played without a break, and outline a … Continue reading Overview and Analysis of the Liszt Piano Sonata in B Minor, S. 178

pet sound : Jean-Efflam Bavouzet’s Haydn Keyboard Sonata series

Having ignored these recordings for years I am delving into them and finding them very enjoyable. Listening to Vol. 2 today. 1. Sonata for Keyboard no 19 in E minor, H 16 no 47bis 2. Sonata for Keyboard no 20 in B flat major, H 16 no 18 3. Sonata for Keyboard no 32 in … Continue reading pet sound : Jean-Efflam Bavouzet’s Haydn Keyboard Sonata series