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Steven Masi Plays Beethoven Sonata No. 32 Opus 111

Beethoven Sonata No. 32 in C Minor, Op. 111

1• Maestoso – Allegro con brio ed appassionato

2• Arietta: Adagio molto, semplice e cantabile

Beethoven Sonata No. 32 in C Minor, Op. 111  – This is the last of Beethoven’s Sonatas and his most profound statement among his piano works. A sonata in which the spiritual and earthly realms meet so movingly, it ends with a starry trill, a descent back to earth a final statement of simple eloquence.

Justin Dello Joio Concert Etudes

About Justin Dello Joio:

Steven has enjoyed a long friendship and professional association with the composer Justin Dello Joio. These two etudes were commissioned by the New York Music Teachers Association and composed under the auspices of a fellowship from the Guggenheim Foundation. Steven Masi premiered them in 2001 in Syracuse, New York, and the first of the two etudes is dedicated to him.

Concert Etude No 1-Momentum

Concert Etude No 2-Et Farvel