No. 16 in A minor, D. 845
No. 7 in E-flat major, D. 568
No. 6 in E minor, D. 566
No. 17 in D major, D. 850
No. 9 in B major, D. 575
From No. 11 in F minor, D. 625
No. 2 in C major, D. 279
No. 3 in E major, D. 459 "Five Piano Pieces"
No. 5 in A-flat major, D. 557
No. 15 in C major, D. 840 "Reliquie"
This album was recorded on a C. Bechstein concert grand piano D 282.
Pianist William Youn, a South Korean native residing in Munich for several years, embarked on a new project after the resounding success of his highly acclaimed recording of the complete Mozart piano sonatas. This time, he delved into the cycle of piano sonatas by Franz Schubert.
Experience the acclaimed Schubert collection by William Youn, where the first volume received immense praise. The initial CD showcases the captivating B-flat Major Sonata D. 960, composed in Schubert's final year with contrasting dreamy tones. The second album features the significant Sonatas No. 4 (D. 537), No. 18 (D. 894), No. 19 (D. 958), and No. 20 (D. 959). These compositions, particularly No. 18, 19, and 20, represent Schubert's last major solo piano works, revered as masterpieces of his mature oeuvre.
Experience the mesmerising artistry of pianist William Youn as he unveils the profound beauty of Schubert's Piano Sonata No. 3. With his sensitive touch and impeccable technique, Youn takes listeners on a captivating musical journey, revealing the sonata's tender lyricism and emotional depth. Prepare to be moved by his masterful interpretation.
This CD is a testament to Youn's exceptional musicianship and an enchanting exploration of Schubert's timeless masterpiece. Get ready to be transported by the sheer beauty and artistry of William Youn's interpretation of Piano Sonata No. 3.