Category Archives: Lockdown recordings

John Kersey plays Schubert Sonata in A major D959

Franz Schubert (1797-1828): Piano Sonata in A major, D959 (1828) 1. Allegro (00:15)2: Andantino (18:46)​3: Scherzo, Allegro vivace (28:54)4: Rondo, Allegretto (34:35) John Kersey, pianoRecorded at home during the national lockdown of 2021. Artwork: Nikolai Astrup (1880-1928) – Apple trees … Continue reading

Posted in Lockdown recordings, Music | Comments Off on John Kersey plays Schubert Sonata in A major D959

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, pianoRecorded at home during the national lockdown of 2021. Artwork: Knud Baade (1808-79) – Scene from … Continue reading

Posted in Lockdown recordings, Music | Comments Off on John Kersey plays Schubert Sonata in C minor, D958

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, pianoRecorded at home during the national lockdown of 2021. Artwork: August … Continue reading

Posted in Lockdown recordings, Music | Comments Off on John Kersey plays Schubert Three Piano Pieces D946

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 in E Minor (Andante … Continue reading

Posted in Lockdown recordings, Music | Comments Off on John Kersey plays Brahms Seven Fantasias, op. 116

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, pianoRecorded at home during the national lockdown of 2021. Artwork: John William Waterhouse … Continue reading

Posted in Lockdown recordings, Music | Comments Off on John Kersey plays Beethoven Sonata in D minor op. 31 no. 2 “The Tempest”

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

Posted in Lockdown recordings, Music | Comments Off on John Kersey plays Beethoven Sonata in C major op. 53 “Waldstein” (original version)

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, pianoRecorded at home during the national lockdown of … Continue reading

Posted in Lockdown recordings, Music | Comments Off on John Kersey plays Beethoven Sonata in E minor, op. 90

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, pianoRecorded at home during the national lockdown of 2021. … Continue reading

Posted in Lockdown recordings, Music | Comments Off on John Kersey plays Beethoven Sonata in B flat major, op. 106 “Hammerklavier”

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, pianoRecorded at home during the … Continue reading

Posted in Lockdown recordings, Music | Comments Off on John Kersey plays Beethoven Sonata in E major, op. 109

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

Posted in Lockdown recordings, Music | Comments Off on John Kersey plays Beethoven Sonata in A flat major, op. 110