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Richard Goode has officially produced the best all around set of Beethoven sonatas ever.
I highly recommend listeners expose themselves to both Schnabel and Goode's recordings, but as for this one: simply amazing!
The playing is perfect, the sound quality pristine, and the interpretation very exact and fitting.
Great recordings, excellent condition, fair price, speedily delivered.Published 16 days ago by Spiritual Seeker
I guess I like my Beethoven with sugar and cream, because I love, love, love this collection! Very nice piano sound and masterful musicianship without the melodrama.Published 8 months ago by BertLovesErnie
Anyone interested in evaluating the quality of performance of these sonatas need only visit YouTube where all of the 32 from this set can be heard (as of the time of this posting). Read morePublished 19 months ago by OClaw
Disc 1 has Sonatas 1 to 3, and Disc 2 has 5-7. Is Sonata 4 missing from this collection? I found the music technically adept but lacking in feeling.Published on October 22, 2011 by Harry
I was amazed to see that none of the low rating reviews mentioned Goode's constant and highly distracting/disturbing sound effects that almost makes listening to these otherwise... Read morePublished on January 23, 2011 by Anonymous
I really wanted to just give this one-star, but what the heck, it's Christmas! I just finished listening (again) to Gieseking's magical early Beethoven sonatas (please see my... Read morePublished on December 27, 2010 by scholarboy
I'll be brief (promise!) Many many years ago my favorite Beethoven sonatas were op 109 and 110, and my favorite version was the LP by Dame Myra Hess on Angel. Read morePublished on October 18, 2009 by KenOC
The issue with an enterprise as huge as a complete Beethoven cycle is how to judge it. Should we look for overall accomplishment, or should each sonata be judged on its own merits? Read morePublished on May 12, 2009 by Santa Fe Listener
I agonized over what pianist's recordings to order for Beethoven's Sonatas, and enjoyed all the comments about people's favorite recordings. Read morePublished on April 20, 2009 by Miriam Steinbock