“Seldom Heard” Works with Biamonti Number

Biamonti 48, Anglaise in G, is performed in two versions by John Kersey on Romantic Discoveries Recordings RDR CD19.

Biamonti 52, Andante in C, recorded by Rudolf Buchbinder on Telefunken 6.35368 (six stereo LPs). Also found on Bruce Hungerford, Vanguard (LP) VSD 71174. The piece is also played by Steven Beck on Beethoven: Cameos for Piano, Monument Records 03.04.01. The Beck performance is available directly from Monument Records.

Biamonti 66, Minuet in F, appears on Dance Music for Piano, played by Steven Beck, Monument Records 02.03.01. The Beck performance is available directly from Monument Records. This Minuet is also recorded by Rudolf Buchbinder on Telefunken 6.35368 (six stereo LPs).

Biamonti 69, Drei kleine Nachahmungsaetze, is played by Steven Beck on Beethoven: Cameos for Piano, Monument Records 03.04.01. This CD is available directly from Monument Records.

Biamonti 74, Minuet in C, appears on Dance Music for Piano, played by Steven Beck, Monument Records 02.03.01, and by Jeno Jando on Naxos 8.553795, Bagatelles and Dances, Volume 1. The Beck performance is available directly from Monument Records. The Jando disc is available here.

Biamonti 96, Adagio and Allegro, is performed by John Kersey on Romantic Discoveries Recordings RDR CD19.

Biamonti 98, Sketch for Sonata in E-flat, is performed by John Kersey on Romantic Discoveries Recordings RDR CD19.

Biamonti 99, Allegretto in A, with other sketches, is performed by John Kersey on Romantic Discoveries Recordings RDR CD19.

Biamonti 191, Intermezzo for Piano Sonata op. 10 nr. 1, is performed by John Kersey on Romantic Discoveries Recordings RDR CD19.

Biamonti 213, Piano Sonata quasi una fantasia in D is performed by John Kersey on Romantic Discoveries Recordings RDR CD19. This recording uses the original, incomplete continuity draft of Beethoven. Our own Willem’s completion is performed by Steven Beck on Monument Records CD 01.07.05, Fantasies for Piano.

Biamonti 268, Fragment in A with the effect of Horns is performed by John Kersey on Romantic Discoveries Recordings RDR CD19.

Biamonti 269, Andante molto in E-flat major, is performed by John Kersey on Romantic Discoveries Recordings RDR CD19.

Biamonti 270, Fragment in F, is performed by John Kersey on Romantic Discoveries Recordings RDR CD19.

Biamonti 271, Fragment in E-flat, is performed by John Kersey on Romantic Discoveries Recordings RDR CD19.

Biamonti 272, Andante in B-flat, is performed by John Kersey on Romantic Discoveries Recordings RDR CD19.

Biamonti 273, Draft in F, is performed by John Kersey on Romantic Discoveries Recordings RDR CD19.

Biamonti 276, Drafts in C and G, is performed by John Kersey on Romantic Discoveries Recordings RDR CD19.

Biamonti 278, Succession of Chords, is performed by John Kersey on Romantic Discoveries Recordings RDR CD19.

Biamonti 279, Allegro in C, is performed by John Kersey on Romantic Discoveries Recordings RDR CD19.

Biamonti 280, Passage in B, is performed by John Kersey on Romantic Discoveries Recordings RDR CD19.

Biamonti 282, Finale in G, is performed by John Kersey on Romantic Discoveries Recordings RDR CD19.

Biamonti 283, Andante in D-flat, is performed by John Kersey on Romantic Discoveries Recordings RDR CD19.

Biamonti 284, Allegro in A-flat and A, is performed by John Kersey on Romantic Discoveries Recordings RDR CD19.

Biamonti 317, Notation in E-flat, is performed by John Kersey on Romantic Discoveries Recordings RDR CD19.

Biamonti 318, Sketches for a Sonata in A minor, is performed by John Kersey on Romantic Discoveries Recordings RDR CD19.

Biamonti 319, Sketches for the finale to the Eroica Variations, is performed by John Kersey on Romantic Discoveries Recordings RDR CD19.

Biamonti 382, String Quartet in A (the “Brilliant” Quartet), as completed by Willem, is performed by the Covington String Quartet on Beethoven: The Forgotten Works for String Quartet Monument Records CD 01.08.06

Biamonti 425, Piano Trio in D, after Symphony Nr. 2 op. 36. Camerata 25CM-252, Beethoven Trio of Vienna. This Trio is also included on the complete set from Decca performed by the Beaux Arts Trio. A single CD including this Trio was released by Naxos, which is available here for the economically minded. A performance by Robert Levin, Peter Hanson and David Watkin is also available on the fourth disc of Levin’s set of the piano concertos performed with John Eliot Gardiner, 459 622-2. That set is available here.

Biamonti 454, Overture to Macbeth, as realized by our own Willem, has been recorded by the St. Petersburg Philharmonic under Yuval Waldman. That disc, Beethoven Lost & Rediscovered, is available here

Biamonti 506 nr. 1 The first, incomplete, cadenza to Concerto Nr. 1, op. 15, is recorded by Claudio Arrau on his 1980s set of the complete concertos with Colin Davis and the Staatskapelle Dresden, Philips 422149. This is to our knowledge the only recording of this cadenza. The other two cadenzas have been recorded numerous times. The full set of the Piano Concertos 1-5 performed by Arrau and Davis is available here.

Biamonti 511 nr. 1, Cadenza to First Movement of Piano version of Violin Concerto op. 61. Appears on the CBE recording by Daniel Barenboim and the English Chamber Orchestra (formerly available as an LP), as well as a performance by A. Webersinke on The Unknown Beethoven vol. 1 Berlin Classics BER 9131 and as a single disk on BER 2077. The CBE volume of Concertos (volume 2) is out of print but may be available here. Likewise, the Unknown Beethoven set is also out of print but may be available here. The single-disc version of Webersinke’s rendition can be found here.

Biamonti 512 nr. 2, Cadenza to Rondo of Piano version of Violin Concerto op. 61. (not same cadenza as Hess 85). Appears on the CBE recording by Daniel Barenboim and the English Chamber Orchestra (formerly available as an LP), as well as a performance by A. Webersinke on The Unknown Beethoven vol. 1 Berlin Classics BER 9131 and as a single disk on BER 2077. The CBE volume of Concertos (volume 2) is out of print but may be available here. Likewise, the Unknown Beethoven set is also out of print but may be available here.. The single-disc version of Webersinke’s rendition can be found here.

Biamonti 622, Pastorale in C, is performed by John Kersey on Romantic Discoveries Recordings RDR CD19.

Biamonti 720, Fragment in G, is performed by John Kersey on Romantic Discoveries Recordings RDR CD19.

Biamonti 838 Symphony Nr. 10 in E-flat (first movement, reconstructed by Dr. Barry Cooper). Chandos CHAN 6501 and also CHAN 7042 (10 symphonies complete), Walter Weller conducting City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. The premiere recording, on Carlton 3069 00042, London Symphony Orchestra, includes a lecture by Dr. Cooper on the reconstruction and realization of the movement. That world premiere recording, with Dr. Cooper’s lecture included, is available in a CD version here.

Biamonti 849, Instrumental draft (Beethoven’s last notes written) is performed by John Kersey on Romantic Discoveries Recordings RDR CD19.