Daniel Barenboim, Mozart Piano Sonata No. 7, K 309

1st movement: Allegro con spirito | 2nd: Andante un poco Adagio | 3rd: Rondo allegretto grazioso

Not much to say – this and Piano Sonata No. 11 have been recent addictions of mine. Barenboim’s dynamics are clearer in this recording than in No. 11, and that matters quite a bit in the second movement especially, as well as for the end of the piece. The first movement is grand and vigorous, establishing an energy that carries throughout the whole.

1 Comment

  1. When I used to play piano…many years ago, I loved playing several of Mozart’s sonatas because they are so full of energy. I could not do them justice as I was never able to play them fast enough.

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