Emil Gilels (1916-1985) performs the first movement of the Beethoven Sonata in E flat major, Op. 7. I created this video from the LP depicted above, "Beethoven: Laviersonaten Nox. 2 & 4, Emil Gilels, issued in 1985 on the Deutsche Grammophon label, serial number 415 418-1, Polydor International GmbH, Hamburg. Production, Hanno Rinke; recording supervision, Werner Mayer; recording engineer, Klaus Scheibe; cover photo, Reinhart Wolf; design, Werner Koberstein; art direction, Lutz Bode. Manufactured in West Germany.
Gilels recorded this sonata on August 28 and September 1, 1984 in Berlin.
Movement 1: Allegro molto con brio