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Quality and Quantity

This is it. A collective library of Beethoven's genius, and his close relationship with the intricacies of the piano. Yes, it is seventy bucks, but its also ten hours worth of music, which roughly translates into a dollar for every eight minutes. But, number sense aside, can you really but a price on masterpieces?

Muscular and Lyrical: Magic

From playing these myself, I'm viscerally sure that if Beethoven were around, he'd play them the way Goode does. Uncompromising technique. Disciplined and never sloppy, but at the same time emotionally powerful. The uniquely Beethoven combination of soaring lyrical beauty with muscular, textured, and sometimes startling force, rhythmic surprise, and humor, all in rapid, sometimes even simultaneous juxtaposition; and -- this most of all -- deeply caring and wholly alive about the music. Goode never, never just phones it in, which is a risk for anyone with a technique as solid as his. This is music, and performance, to get gloriously lost in. No matter how well you know these, you'll hear them newly. Sixty-nine bucks, yes; but well spent indeed.

Beethoven's Sonata # 15 in D major, pianist Richard Goode

Beautiful.

Biography

Born: June 1, 1943 in New York, NY

Genre: Classical

Years Active: '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s

One of the most respected recitalists of the day, Richard Goode turned to solo and concerto performances late in life. He had made a reputation for himself more as a chamber musician, with frequent participation at the Spoleto Festival and as a founding member of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Goode's musical genealogy is exceptional. Born on June 1, 1943, he grew up in the East Bronx, in a family that could be described as "semi-musical": his father was a piano tuner and an amateur...
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