Beethoven & Birtwistle - A Bag of Bagatelles

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Beethoven & Birtwistle - A Bag of Bagatelles

Nicolas Hodges (piano)

£12.56

Largely bereft of live performances, this Beethoven Year has nevertheless seen a huge number of celebratory releases online and on disc. You might think that record companies and performers had exhausted themselves: is there really anything new left to say about this ubiquitous composer? Every corner of his repertoire has been picked over, in performances ranging from historic archives to the latest trends in period performance. Yet there is still new light to be shone on this music, particularly when imaginatively programmed, and several discs this year have paired Beethoven with other composers, both dead and living, wit... read more

Largely bereft of live performances, this Beethoven Year has nevertheless seen a huge number of celebratory releases online and on disc. You might think that record companies and performers had exhausted themselves: is there really anything new left ... read more

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