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Beethoven Cello Sonatas on film: Rostropovich and Richter

November 8, 2013

In this legendary concert Rostropovich and Sviatoslav Richter perform the complete Beethoven Cello Sonatas at Usher Hall, Edinburgh, during the Edinburgh Festival of 1964. 

Listen to how other great cellists tackled the Beethoven Cello Sonatas:

Pierre Fournier and Wilhelm Kempff 

Yo-Yo Ma and pianist Emanuel Ax 

Leonard Rose and pianist Glenn Gould 

Miklós Perényi and pianist András Schiff 

Jean-Guihen Queyras and pianist Ichiro Nodaira 

Natalia Gutman and pianist Viacheslav Poprugin 

Li-Wei Qin and pianist Jeremy Young 

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