The idea behind the “Classical Piano Sonatas” of the preclassical and classical eras is to help the pianist find his way more easily within the profusion of literature in this genre, the most important one within the classical piano repertoire. Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach exemplifies the development which then leads to two charming Haydn sonatas and three elegant ones by Mozart (including the famous “Sonate facile” in C major) to the easier piano sonatas of Beethoven and two graceful Haydn sonatas.
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trill began with the auxiliary (fingering 2 3 or 3 4). Bar 23: both appoggiaturas long; likewise all appoggiaturas in the 3rd movement. The works included in this edition were selected by Walter Georgii, who also wrote the explanatory notes for the individual pieces. The editors of the musical text are Walter Georgii (C. P. E. Bach, fingering: Georgii), Sonja Gerlach and Alan … more