ABRSM Recordings 2011-2012 Grade 8 Video: Clementi (Complete)

[anti-rclick]April 9, 2011

Teresa Wong plays Clementi’s Piano Sonata in A major, Op.33 No.1, first movement, “Allegro”.

I would have never thought of playing a Clementi sonata myself had it not been one of the grade 8’s piano exam songs this year. Usually for students I would go for Beethoven or Mozart, but this piece is just brilliant and has fantastic writing! It is much fun to play this piece!

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Here is my video recording:
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I suppose my tempo is much faster than that in the ABRSM CD, but I find this faster speed sounds much more pleasing and light-hearted. You can also listen to Howard Shelley playing Clementi here, whose tempo is even faster than mine!

I love his playing here, absolutely brilliant!

Teresa Wong

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