Beethoven / Kirschnereit: Beethoven Unknown
Artist: Beethoven / Kirschnereit
Title: Beethoven Unknown
Label: Berlin Classics
Product Type: COMPACT DISCS
Ludwig van Beethoven is probably one of the most interpreted composers of all time. Especially in the Beethoven year 2020 there are countless releases of his well-known works. For his new album, pianist Matthias Kirschnereit has therefore set himself the challenge of exploring and recording the unknown jewels of Beethoven's piano music: "My aim in this album is to take works by Beethoven that are not generally familiar and give them new luster... Pieces, that is, that do not necessarily set out to change the world. I am no archaeologist; my task is not to rummage in attics or search libraries and archives for hitherto unpublished works. Everything has long been in print, as my intensive collaboration with the publishers Henle and Wiener Urtext Edition has confirmed. So, I started looking at what I could put together... and I was simply amazed."