LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827): Flute Sonatas in F, Op. 17, in B Flat, WoO A4 & in D, Op. 6 (transcr. Henri Altes [1826-1895]), Variations sur un thème russe "Schöne Minka", Op. 107.
Catalogue Number: 04I042
Label: Association Beethoven France
Description: Beethoven's own flute version of the early horn sonata is joined by a French transcription of a c.1796 four-hand piano piece in which the famous "Fate" motif first appeared while the full-length (24 min.) B Flat sonata is attributed to a young Beethoven c. 1790. Laurence Stricker (flute), Suzel Ginisty (piano).