OnClassical | OC24022B | 2024

Schubert, F.: Piano Sonatas D. 566, 613 & Other Pieces (Completion by G. Bruno)
Giuseppe Bruno, Piano

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Total duration: 70:14
Original audio @ 88.2 kHz * 24 bits


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In this captivating recording, pianist Giuseppe Bruno brings to life two remarkable piano sonatas by Franz Schubert, showcasing both the composer's genius and the interpretive prowess of the performer.
The Sonata in D Major, D. 850, also known as the "Gasteiner," stands as a testament to Schubert's mastery of the piano sonata form. Composed in 1825 during a period of great creativity, this sonata exemplifies Schubert's ability to blend lyricism with structural complexity. From the grandeur of the opening Allegro vivace to the introspective depths of the Andante con moto, this sonata takes the listener on a journey of emotional exploration. The Scherzo and Rondo finale display Schubert's gift for melodic invention and rhythmic vitality, culminating in a tour de force of pianistic virtuosity.
The Sonata in C Major, D. 571, left unfinished by Schubert, receives a compelling completion by the talented composer and pianist Giovanni Bruno. Bruno's completion seamlessly integrates Schubert's existing material with his own original contributions, honoring the composer's intentions while offering a fresh perspective on the work. From the sparkling brilliance of the Allegro moderato to the poignant lyricism of the Andante, Bruno's completion captures the essence of Schubert's style while adding new dimensions to the sonata's narrative. The Menuetto and Trio showcase Bruno's skillful handling of classical forms, leading to a triumphant finale that pays homage to Schubert's melodic inventiveness and harmonic richness.
Giuseppe Bruno delivers a captivating interpretation of these sonatas, bringing out their lyrical beauty, dramatic contrasts, and emotional depth. With exquisite touch and nuanced phrasing, Bruno illuminates the intricate textures and expressive nuances of Schubert's music, inviting listeners into a world of profound musical discovery.

Piano Sonatas D. 566, 613 & Other Pieces (Completion by G. Bruno)
Giuseppe Bruno, Piano

Prod. No.: 401 / 2024
Cat. No: OC24022B
UPC: 685071777671
No. Album(s): 0

Recorded @ Saletta acustica 'Eric James', Pove del Grappa, 2024

Sound engineer: Alessandro Simonetto
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Artwork: OnClassical

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Instrument(s) used: Steinway & Sohns D-274 piano, 'Audi-O'

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