Video: Artur Schnabel – the true spirit of Beethoven


Rob Cowan listens to Schnabel's legendary recordings of Beethoven's piano sonatas

In his latest video for Gramophone's YouTube channel (subscribe here!), Rob Cowan introduces a just a few of his favourite moments from Artur Schnabel's classic recordings of Beethoven's piano sonatas and wonders: is this is the closest we can get to hearing how Beethoven himself would have played these works?

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