MASTERCLASS WITH ZOLTAN KOCSIS - BEETHOVEN, L. van: Piano Sonata No. 18, Op. 31, No. 3, "La Chasse": I. Allegro


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Piano Sonata No. 18 in E-Flat Major, Op. 31, No. 3, "La Chasse"

Date of Concert: Mar. 2007
Venue: Escuela Superior de Musica Reina Sofia, Madrid
Playing Time: 00:28:28
Catalogue Number: RSS10459_1

The professor corrects the pianist's articulation of some passages, melodic line, and motifs' identification. Afterwards, Kocsis explains some aspects regarding the tempo: meaning of Allegro, speed. He also works on issues such as the harmonic progression, dynamics and contrasts, sforzati, expressiveness, hemiola, and the maintenance of the metric pulse. Lastly, there are also some comments on the use of the pedal, trills, sound quality and phrasing.

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