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Maurizio Pollini - Beethoven: Op 31 & 49 Piano Sonatas / WFMT: New Release Of the Week

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With this release, Maurizio Pollini has completed a 40-year project, presenting studio recordings of all 32 Beethoven piano sonatas. "[Pollini] has complete mastery of the piano, but something more that goes beyond the notes. There's a joy in his own virtuosity, the ease and freedom when so much energy flows through a performer with nothing to hinder the imagination." (BBC Music Magazine)

The Piano Sonata No 16 in G major, Op 31 No 1 from Maurizio Pollini - Beethoven: Op 31 & 49 Piano Sonatas on Deutsche Grammophon is WFMT: Chicago - New Release Of the Week.