About the Stein 1802 Project in 2018
Episode 2 is available on Beeblog today.
Today, March 9th, 2018, we are launching a new feature on the Stein 1802 Project website.
The latest edition of the Piano Bulletin published by EPTA Netherlands features an article on the development of a six octave fortepiano in Vienna around 1801.
In our June 2015 article we examined the first edition of Ludwig van Beethoven’s piano sonata n. 14 by the Viennese publisher Johann Cappi. Part II of the Impossible Note is a partial musical analysis of the Sonata’s first movement, the Adagio Sostenuto. It aims to provide a solution for the reading D# in bars 11 and 20. >> READ MORE
In 2016, the Stein 1802 project will pursue its activities related to the Viennese fort + READ MORE
The Young Pianists Festival features a varied program dedicated to the fortepiano, Friday November 20 at Amsterdam’s Muziekgebouw.
A REVIEW by TILMAN SKOWRONECK
Westfield Center for Historical Keyboard Studies’ Forte/Piano—A Festival Celebrating Pianos in History was held at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, on August 5—9, 2015. A major event of the festival was the two-part Reunion Concert on Saturday, August 8, featuring the “Cornell seven”: the seven pianists who, in 1994, became the first to perform the complete Beethoven piano sonatas live on period pianos.
FORTE/PIANO, a festival celebrating Pianos in History, kicks off today, August 5, 2015. The five-day event takes place at the Westfield Center for Historical Keyboard Studies at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY.
Through a strange concurrence of circumstances, the notes of Beethoven’s Sonata number fourteen have come to haunt us again. An article by Birgitta Arts and Sietse Kok. >>READ MORE