The Final Trilogy (DXL 1163)



Martin Roscoe is a versatile musician who endeavours always to serve the composer and the music. His enduring popularity and solid reputation are built on a deeply thoughtful musicianship that is allied to an easy rapport with audiences and fellow musicians alike.

Martin is one of the most regularly played pianists on BBC Radio 3 and they highly praised his second disc in this series (Waldstein, DXL 1162) describing is as “one of the truly great recordings of the Waldstein Sonata…perfect musical judgement and a formidable technique from Martin Roscoe”

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The Final Trilogy (DXL 1163) Digital Booklet

Track List:

Piano Sonata in F sharp major Op. 78
1)Adagio Cantabile – Allegro ma non troppo
2) Allegro vivace

Piano Sonata in E major Op. 109
3) Vivace ma non troppo – Adagio espressivo
4) Prestissimo
5) Adagio molto cantabile ed espressivo

Piano Sonata in A flat major Op. 110
6) Moderato cantabile molto espressivo
7) Allegro molto
8) Adagio ma non troppo – Fuga: Allegro ma non troppo

Piano Sonata in C minor Op. 111
9) Maestoso – Allegro con brio ed appassionato
10) Arietta: Adagio, molto semplice e cantabile

“These are thoroughly musical performances, with particularly fine accounts of the slow movements… a welcome addition.” Pathetique, Beethoven Sonatas Vol. 1 (DXL 1161) BBC Music Magazine July 2010″

Following the success of Volumes 1 and 2, here is the much anticipated ‘The Final Trilogy’ – Volume 3 of Martin Roscoe’s complete Beethoven Sonata series, the first complete recordings of Barry Cooper’s new edition, published by ABRSM.

“I haven’t heard playing from any recent pianist that surpasses Roscoe’s…An outstanding disc in every way.”
BBC Music Magazine, Oct. 2012

“Roscoe senses the schematic but form always yields to musicianship, supremely so in Op 110 ……Experience the message in this marvellously wrought interpretation.” Gramophone Magazine, 2012

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