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By Donald Francis Tovey

Professor Sir Donald Tovey's celebrated bar-by-bar research of Beethoven's 32 Pianoforte Sonatasremains a key textual content for pianists, scholars, students and track fans. meant as a significant other to the ABRSM's entire Pianoforte Sonatas version - edited via Harold Craxton yet with every one paintings prefaced via Tovey's functional and demanding notes - the ebook includes a succinct and illuminating precis of the author's analytical strategy ahead of each one sonata is handled intimately. This new imprint is prefaced with an creation by means of Dr Barry Cooper, Lecturer within the track division of Manchester college. Tovey's textual content is reproduced faithfully; even if, Dr Cooper has additional footnotes to right error of truth or to qualify conclusions drawn via Tovey that the passage of time, because the ebook used to be first released in 1931, has instructed will be questionable. With the re-issue of this e-book, Tovey's famed perception, common-sense and wit will proceed to enlighten and entertain the author's devotees, in addition to a brand new generations.

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