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A RECITAL

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Jeanne Dusseau (soprano)
Antoni Sala (violoncello)
Gerald Moore (pianoforte)
Beethoven's A major Sonata for 'cello and piano was published in April, 1809, at the same time as the Fifth and Sixth Symphonies. Written at the height of Beethoven's maturity, it is one of his finest chamber works. Its general character of good-humoured dignity is relieved only by the scherzo. In a work remarkable throughout for sheer liveliness of sound the chief subjects of the first movement and finale are outstanding. The finale combines Beethoven's characteristic nobility and tenderness with an almost Mozartian lightheartedness ; the return of the chief subject is particularly memorable.

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Soprano: Jeanne Dusseau
Pianoforte: Gerald Moore

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