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Igor Levit: Beethoven Late Piano Sonatas is KDFC 'Download Of the Week'

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Each week, KDFC (San Francisco CA) eNotes newsletter recipiants can Download a free mp3 from some of the biggest releases in the world of Classical music, only at KDFC.com. This week's pick is Igor Levit performing the Scherzo from Hammerklavier Sonata from his new Sony Classical disc; Beethoven - The Late Piano Sonatas.

For the last three years, Igor Levit's name has been the first to be mentioned whenever there has been talk of the most exciting of the younger generation of pianists. For his long-awaited debut album, the twenty-six-year-old Levit has chosen some of the most challenging repertoire ever written for piano: Beethoven's last five piano sonatas. On his two-CD debut set, Levit is not just another young aspiring pianist releasing his debut album, but rather an outstanding artist who meets the exceptionally high demands of this extraordinary music.