HAYDN_ Sonata in F, H XVI 23

Pianist Anton Kuerti writes "Haydn's numerous sonatas are witty, original, and they span a large part of his career, from the early 1760s to 1794. It is interesting that this does not quite overlap the period when Beethoven was writing his 32 Sonatas, and that both composers stopped writing piano sonatas long before the end of their creative lives. Haydn's Sonatas come in a variety of shapes and sizes, from early works that almost completely avoid chords and are essentially simple two-part inventions, to the famous last sonatas which are robust, virtuosic and often quite startling. "...more

VIDEO: Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) piano sonata in F major Hob. XVI 23 I. Allegro moderato Piano: Vladimir Horowitz (1903-1989) 

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