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András Schiff: Schubert, Beethoven, and Bach

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At Sunnyside - Where Truth and Beauty Meet

Theodore Robinson, Autumn Sunlight, (c1888), Source: Wikimedia and Florence Griswald Museum

Robinson, a Vermont native, painted this scene in France, perhaps at Giverny, where he was a friend of Claude Monet. The woman recalls the peasants of Barbizon art but confronts us as they do not. Women who appear to blend with a natural setting are seen often in American Impressionism.

Florence Griswald Museum

Franz Schubert: Piano Sonata No.21 in B-flat, D.960

  • 01:21 I. Molto moderato
  • 20:57 II. Andante sostenuto
  • 29:29 III. Scherzo, Allegro vivace con delicatezza
  • 33:48 IV. Allegro ma non troppo

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.32 in C minor, Op.111

  • 43:53 I. Maestoso / Allegro con brio ed appasionato
  • 53:11 II. Arietta, Adagio molto semplice e cantabile

Encores: Johann Sebastian Bach: Well Tempered Clavier Book I Prelude and Fugue in C Major, BWV 846

  • 01:13:09 Prelude
  • 01:14:54 Fugue Franz Schubert: Piano Sonata No.20 in A, D.959
  • 01:18:15…

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