Small_usc-thortnton-logo Beethoven Classical Sonatas

Reflections | Stewart Gordon, Piano
Bt_movie_not_in_use Beginnings 00h:00m:58s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Beethoven and the sonata 00h:02m:23s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Op. 2 - addition of dance movement 00h:02m:47s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Op. 13 - addition of dramatic introduction 00h:03m:59s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Op. 27 - fantasia 00h:04m:24s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Op. 26 - variations instead of sonata allegro form 00h:04m:38s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Swapping of slow movement and dance movement 00h:05m:50s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Op. 109 - variations at the end and focal point 00h:06m:14s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Incorporation of the fugue 00h:07m:10s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Op. 101 00h:07m:35s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Op. 106 00h:07m:52s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Op. 110 00h:08m:22s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Paving the way for the 19th century 00h:09m:00s

No composer had more influence upon the development of the classical sonata than Ludwig van Beethoven. Stewart Gordon, Keyboard Studies faculty at the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music, looks at the ways in which the form evolved in the hands of the great master.

Ludwig van Beethoven


Recorded Date: 20-10-2014

Stewart Gordon