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Late Beethoven and C. P. E. Bach, Part III

Annette Richards in Conversation with Mike Cheng-Yu Lee

The third and final program to explore Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach’s imprints on the late piano music of Beethoven. CCHK director Annette Richards discusses her 2001 book The Free Fantasia and the Musical Picturesque and the dislocated narrative archetype of Beethoven’s Op. 101 sonata through the prism of Bach’s fantasies.

Revisit the two prior programs here: