Showing posts with label Beethoven 'Appassionata' Sonata. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Beethoven 'Appassionata' Sonata. Show all posts

Friday, September 02, 2011

Friday Historical: Dame Myra Hess plays Beethoven's 'Appassionata'

Life goes on, it's Friday afternoon and it's high time we had a Friday Historical from one of my pianistic goddesses, Dame Myra Hess. Here is some all-too-rare film of her: this was recorded at one of her National Gallery Lunchtime Concerts during World War II. It will soon be time for the National Gallery's annual Myra Hess Day and I'll post more details nearer the time.