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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 tune fans. meant as a better half to the ABRSM's whole Pianoforte Sonatas version - edited through Harold Craxton yet with every one paintings prefaced by way of Tovey's sensible and important notes - the publication encompasses a succinct and illuminating precis of the author's analytical procedure prior to each one sonata is handled intimately. This new imprint is prefaced with an creation by means of Dr Barry Cooper, Lecturer within the tune division of Manchester collage. Tovey's textual content is reproduced faithfully; even though, Dr Cooper has additional footnotes to right blunders of truth or to qualify conclusions drawn via Tovey that the passage of time, because the e-book used to be first released in 1931, has recommended may 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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