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Mstislav Rostropovich and Sviatoslav Richter play Beethoven's Cello Sonatas No. 3 and No. 5

Edinburgh Festival 1964

Mstislav Rostropovich and Sviatoslav Richter play Beethoven's Cello Sonatas No. 3 and No. 5 Edinburgh Festival 1964

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A Legendary Concert: Rostropovich, Richter and Beethoven.

On August 30th 1964 at the Edinburgh Festival, Mstislav Rostropovich and Sviatoslav Richter took to the stage of the Usher Hall. Beethoven's complete Sonatas for Cello and Piano had seldom been played in their entirety in the world. The British premier was a century and a half late. The Third and Fifth Sonatas seen in this video are recorded by the BBC.

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Program

  • Ludwig van Beethoven, Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 3 in A Major, Op. 69
    • 1. Allegro ma non tanto
    • 2. Scherzo : Allegro molto
    • 3. Adagio cantabile – Allegro vivace
  • Ludwig van Beethoven, Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 5 in D Major, Op. 102 No. 2
    • 1. Allegro con brio
    • 2. Adagio con molto sentimento d'affetto
    • 3. Allegro – Allegro fugato

Details

  • Directed by: Philippe Truffault
  • Production date: 2001
  • Recording date: 30/08/1964
  • Duration: 51 min
  • Production: © Idéale Audience / Img Artists / BBC
  • Available version(s): EN

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