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Educationalist, musician and clergyman.

John Kersey plays Schubert Sonata in C minor, D958

Franz Schubert (1797-1828): Piano Sonata in C minor, D958 (1828) 1. Allegro (00:15) 2. Adagio (14:23) 3. Menuetto. Allegro – Trio (24:08) 4. Allegro (28:38) John Kersey, piano Recorded at home during the national lockdown of 2021. Artwork: Knud Baade … Continue reading

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John Kersey plays Schubert Three Piano Pieces D946

Franz Schubert (1797-1828): Three Piano Pieces (Impromptus), D946 (1828) 1. Allegro​ (This performance restores the second trio which was excised by the composer) (00:15) 2. Allegretto (16:31) 3. Allegro (31:25) John Kersey, piano Recorded at home during the national lockdown of … Continue reading

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John Kersey plays Brahms Seven Fantasias, op. 116

Johannes Brahms (1833-97): Seven Fantasias, op. 116 (1892) 1. Capriccio in D Minor (Presto energico) (00:15) 2. Intermezzo in A Minor (Andante) (03:13) 3. Capriccio in G Minor (Allegro passionato) (07:46) 4. Intermezzo in E Major (Adagio) (11:27) 5. Intermezzo … Continue reading

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John Kersey plays Beethoven Sonata in D minor op. 31 no. 2 “The Tempest”

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Piano Sonata in D minor, op. 31 no. 2 “The Tempest” (1802) 1. Largo – Allegro (00:15) 2. Adagio (09:48) 3. Allegretto (18:31) John Kersey, piano Recorded at home during the national lockdown of 2021. Artwork: … Continue reading

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John Kersey plays Beethoven Sonata in C major op. 53 “Waldstein” (original version)

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Piano Sonata in C major, op. 53 “Waldstein” (original 1804 version, restoring the excised second movement which was later published as the Andante favori, WoO 57) 1. Allegro con brio (00:15) 2. Andante grazioso con moto … Continue reading

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John Kersey plays Beethoven Sonata in E minor, op. 90

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Piano Sonata in E minor, op. 90 (1814) 1. Mit Lebhaftigkeit und durchaus mit Empfindung und Ausdruck (00:15) 2. Nicht zu geschwind und sehr singbar vorgetragen (06:31) John Kersey, piano Recorded at home during the national … Continue reading

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John Kersey plays Beethoven Sonata in B flat major, op. 106 “Hammerklavier”

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Piano Sonata in B flat major, op 106 “Hammerklavier” (1818) 1. Allegro (00:15) 2. Scherzo: Assai vivace (13:32) 3. Adagio sostenuto (16:38) 4. Largo – Allegro risoluto (39:27) John Kersey, piano Recorded at home during the … Continue reading

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John Kersey plays Beethoven Sonata in E major, op. 109

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Piano Sonata in E major, op 109 (1820) 1. Vivace ma non troppo – Adagio espressivo (00:15) 2. Prestissimo (04:11) 3. Gesangvoll, mit innigster Empfindung. Andante molto cantabile ed espressivo. (06:36) John Kersey, piano Recorded at … Continue reading

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John Kersey plays Beethoven Sonata in A flat major, op. 110

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Piano Sonata in A flat major, op 110 (1821) 1.Moderato cantabile e molto espressivo (00:15)2.Allegro molto (07:15)3.Adagio ma non troppo – Fuga (09:30) John Kersey, pianoRecorded at home during the national lockdown of 2021. Artwork: George … Continue reading

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John Kersey plays Beethoven Sonata in C minor, op. 111

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Piano Sonata in C minor, op 111 (1821-22) 1. Maestoso – Allegro con brio ed appassionato (00:15​) 2. Arietta – Adagio molto semplice e cantabile (09:58​) John Kersey, piano Recorded at home during the national lockdown … Continue reading

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