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concert Nathan Milstein and Georges Pludermacher play Beethoven's Kreutzer Sonata Nathan Milstein's last recital

Nathan Milstein's last recital

Nathan Milstein and Georges Pludermacher play Beethoven's Kreutzer Sonata Nathan Milstein's last recital

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A historical interpretation of Beethoven's Kreutzer Sonata by Nathan Miltein and Georges Pludermacher.

With no hope of ever curing his deafness, Beethoven addressed to his brothers his Heiligenstadt Testament (1802), a moving letter in which the young composer expresses his state of affliction: "with joy I hasten towards death – […] will it not free me from my state of endless suffering? Come when thou will I shall meet thee bravely."

But despair will fortunately not last. In 1802, Beethoven composed the Kreutzer Sonata, now a classic of the violin repertoire. The year 1802 marks the beginning of the so-called "heroic" period, which reached a peak in 1808 with the creation of the 5th symphony...

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Program

  • Ludwig van Beethoven, Violin Sonata No. 9 in A Major, Op. 47, "Kreutzer Sonata"
    • 1. Adagio sostenuto – Presto
    • 2. Andante con variazioni
    • 3. Presto

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  • Production date: 1986
  • Duration: 35 min
  • Production: © Allegro Films London
  • Available version(s): EN
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