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BEETHOVEN

Piano Sonatas No.1, Op.2 No.1; No.12, Op.26; No.23, Op.57

Peter Hewitt - piano

Sonata No.1 in F minor, Op.2, No.1

1 Allegro
2 Adagio
3 Menuetto—Allegretto
4 Prestissimo

Sonata No.12 in A flat major Op.26

5 Andante con variazioni 7.52
6 Scherzo, Allegro molto
7 Maestoso andante, Marcia funebre sulla morte d’un eroe
8 Allegro

Sonata No.23 in F minor Op.57 Appassionata

9 Allegro assai
10 Andante con moto
11 Allegro ma non troppo

 

 

Beethoven Piano Sonatas

“An outstanding disc played with notable insight allied to a comprehensive musical technique that presents these masterpieces with the artistry they deserve.”

Musical Opinion 

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FREDERIC CHOPIN
Mazurkas

Peter Hewitt - piano

1 Op.7/1 B flat major
2 Op.7/2 A minor
3 Op.17/3 A flat major
4 Op.17/4 A minor
5 Op.24/1 G minor
6 Op.24/3 A flat major
7 Op.30/1 C minor
8 Op.30/2 B minor
9 Op.33/1 G# minor
10 Op.33/3 C major
11 Op.33/4 B minor
12 Op.41/2 E minor

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13 Op.41/4 A flat major
14 Notre Temps A minor
15 Op.50/2 A flat major
16 Op.56/3 C minor
17 Op.63/2 F minor
18 Op.63/3 C# minor
19 Op.67/2 G minor
20 Op.67/3 C major
21 Op.67/4 A minor
22 Op.68/1 C major
23 Op.68/3 F major
24 Op.68/4 F minor
Beethoven Piano Sonatas

“Peter Hewitt is an extremely sensitive player… he encapsulates the hypnotic heart of this music while presenting a sense of inevitability and rightness. Here is a player of curiosity and intelligence … this is most stimulating playing.”

International Piano Magazine

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BEETHOVEN
Piano Sonatas 8, 15 & 28 Opp.13, 28 & 101

Peter Hewitt - piano

Sonata no. 8 in C minor Op. 13 Pathetique
1 Grave - Allegro di molto e con brio
2 Adagio cantabile
3 Rondo: Allegro

Sonata no. 15 in D major Op. 28 Pastoral
4 Allegro
5 Andante
6 Scherzo: Allegro
7 Rondo: Allegro ma non troppo

Sonata no. 28 in A major Op.101
8 Etwas lebhaft und mit der innigsten Empfindung Allegretto ma non troppo
9 Lebhaft, marschmäßig Vivace alla Marcia
10 Langsam und sehnsuchtsvoll - Geschwind, doch nicht zu sehr und mit Entschlossenheit Adagio ma non troppo, con affetto -Allegro

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Beethoven Piano Sonatas

“Each one of these wonderful compositions is given with that combination of aristocratic poise and inner life that make Hewitt’s performances so compelling. This is, without doubt, a first-class disc from a first-class pianist.”

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BEETHOVEN
Piano Sonatas nos 9-10 and 13-14

Peter Hewitt - piano

Sonata No.9 in E major Op.14 No.1
1. Allegro
2. Allegretto
3. Rondo. Allegro comodo

Sonata No.10 in G major Op.14 No.2
4. Allegro
5. Andante
6. Scherzo: Allegro assai

Sonata No.13 in E flat major Op.27 No.1
7. Andante - Allegro - Tempo I
8. Allegro molto e vivace
9. Adagio con espressione
10. Allegro vivace - Tempo I - Presto

Sonata No.14 in C sharp minor Op.27 No.2 Moonlight
11. Adagio sostenuto
12. Allegretto
13. Presto agitato

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Beethoven Piano Sonatas nos 9 to 11 and 13 to 14

"The account of the "Moonlight" immediately struck me as being quite exceptional. Here is a young artist to watch, a thoughtful and completely assured pianist in total technical command, with a lively intuitive mind to match."

International Record Review
- July 2011  

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BEETHOVEN
Piano Sonatas nos 16-18, Op.31 nos 1-3,

Peter Hewitt - piano

Sonata No.16 in G major Op.31 No.1

1. Allegro Vivace
2 Adagio grazioso
3 Rondo: Allegretto - Presto

Sonata No.17 in D minor Op.31 No.2 Tempest
4 Largo - Allegro
5 Adagio
6 Allegretto

Sonata No.18 in E flat major Op.31 No.3 Hunt
7 Allegro
8 Scherzo: Allegretto vivace
9 Menuetto & Trio: Moderato e grazioso
10 Presto con fuoco

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    Beethoven Piano Sonatas op. 31

"Hewitt's technique is flawless and is always placed at the service of the music; this is Beethoven speaking directly to us."

International Record Review

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BEETHOVEN
Piano Sonatas nos 5-7, Op.10 nos 1-3

Peter Hewitt - piano

Sonata no. 5 in C minor Op.10 no.1
1 Allegro molto e con brio
2 Adagio molto
3 Finale (Prestissimo)

Sonata no. 6 in F major Op.10 no.2
4 Allegro
5 Allegretto
6 Presto

Sonata no. 7 in D major Op.10 no.3
7 Presto
8 Largo e mesto
9 Menuetto e trio
10 Rondo. Allegro

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    Beethoven Piano Sonatas

"Attention to detail, devotion to the music... very musical... it touched me."

Vladimir Ashkenazy

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Encore! Encore!

Peter Fisher, violin and Peter Hewitt, piano

Salon music and short pieces by Fritz Kreisler, Alfredo d'Ambrosio and others.

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1. Kreisler: Praeludium and Allegro in the style of Pugnani
2. Kreisler: Preghiera in the style of Padre Martini
3. Kreisler: La Précieuse in the style of Louis Couperin
4. Mischa Elman: Canto Amoroso (Sammartini)
5. Kreisler: Tambourin Chinois
6. Kreisler: Caprice Viennois
7. Kreisler: Marche Miniature Viennoise
8. Edward Elgar: Salut d'Amour
9. Alfredo d'Ambrosio: Sonnet Allègre
10. d'Ambrosio: Canzonetta Op. 6
11: d'Ambrosio: Romance Op. 9
12: d'Ambrosio: Sérénade Op.4
13: Jenö Hubay: Hejre Kati
14: Jules Massenet: Meditation from Thaïs
       Kreisler: Three Old Viennese Dances:
15: Liebesfreud
16: Liebesleid
17: Schön Rosmarin
18: Kreisler: Londonderry Air
19: Vittorio Monti: Czardas

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Encore! Encore! 
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BEETHOVEN
Cello Sonatas and Variations

Toby Turton - cello
Peter Hewitt - piano

Sonata in G minor Op.5 no.2
1 Adagio sostenuto e espressivo - Allegro molto piu tosto presto
2 Rondo. Allegro

Sonata in A major Op.69
3 Allegro ma non troppo
4 Scherzo. Allegro molto
5 Adagio cantabile - Allegro vivace

6-18 Twelve Variations on a theme from Handel's oratorio 'Judas Maccabeus' WoO45

   

Beethoven Cello Sonatas

"Outstanding playing... "

John Lill

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STRAUSS / TENNYSON
Enoch Arden Op.38

a melodrama for spoken voice and piano
First complete recording in English

Nicholas Garrett - narrator
Peter Hewitt - piano

    Strauss/Tennyson:  Enoch Arden  

"The wedding scene acquires a Rosenkavalier-like gleam. It's a verbal treasure."

Gramophone

   

"A recommended recording of outstanding quality"

BBC Music Magazine

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