Daniel-Ben Pienaar

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The following is a selection of live performances given under a variety of circumstances and conditions. Some of these items were recorded by professional engineers and some not, so the recorded sound is variable. A reasonable pair of headphones would suffice for listening in all cases though.

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Bach Partita no. 5

1992

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1 Brahms Intermezzo Op. 118 no. 2
2 Brahms Intermezzo Op. 118 no. 6

November 1995

3 Bach Partita no. 4: Ouverture
4 Bach Partita no. 4: Allemande
5 Bach Partita no. 4: Courante
6 Bach Partita no. 4: Aria
7 Bach Partita no. 4: Sarabande
8 Bach Partita no. 4: Minuet
9 Bach Partita no. 4: Gigue

November 1997

10 Chopin Andante Spianato (from Op. 22)

November 1997

11 Alain Thème et cinq variations
12 Alain Ecce ancilla Domini

Early 1999

13 Ustvolskaya Sonata no. 5

Early 1999

14 Bach O Mensch, Bewein

March 1999

15 Beethoven Rondo Op. 51 no. 1

March 1999

16 Chopin Eight Waltzes: KK IVa no. 13, Op. 69 no. 2, KK IVa no. 12 and 15, Op. 18, Op. 70 no.2, KK IVb no. 11, Op. 64 no. 1

2001 (Selection from a complete performance of the Waltzes on an old Bluthner)

17 Schumann Fantasy Op. 17: I
18 Schumann Fantasy Op. 17: II
19 Schumann Fantasy Op. 17: III

March 2002

20 Chopin Ballade no. 1 Op. 23
21 Chopin Ballade no. 2 Op. 38

Early 2003 (Yamaha piano)

22 Brahms Intermezzo Op. 116 no. 2
23 Liszt Sonata in B minor

June 2005

24 Bach The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue in E-flat minor
25 Bach The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue in B-flat
26 Bach The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue in B-flat minor

Late 2005 (Part of a complete performance of Book 1)

27 Chopin Nocturne Op. 9 no. 1

Early 2006 (Private concert on Yamaha piano)

28 Stölzel Bist du bei mir

July 2007 (Fazioli piano)

29 Schubert Sonata in E-Flat D. 568: I Allegro moderato
30 Schubert Sonata in E-Flat D. 568: III Menuetto (Allegretto)
31 Schubert Sonata in C minor D. 958: III Menuetto (Allegro)
32 Schubert Sonata in G D. 894: IV Allegretto
33 Schubert Sonata in A D. 664: II Andante
34 Schubert Sonata in A minor D. 784: III Allegro vivace
35 Schubert Impromptu D. 899 no. 3
36 Schubert An die Musik

Early 2008 (Extracts from a four-concert cycle of the twelve major Schubert sonatas)

37 Mozart Sonata K. 545: I Allegro
38 Mozart Sonata K. 545: II Andante
39 Mozart Sonata K. 545: III Rondo

Late 2009 (Part of a complete cycle of Mozart sonatas)

40 G. H. Bach So oft ich meine Tobackspfeife

2010 (Rejected track from Goldberg Variations recording)

41 Arnold van Wyk Night Music

November 2014 (Performance for a small group of friends)

42 Chopin Ballade no. 4 Op. 52

July 2015 (Lightly edited recording; made in extra studio time after Schubert Sonatas sessions)

43 Schubert Moment musicale D. 780 no. 3
44 Schubert Impromptu D. 935 no. 2
45 Schubert-Liszt Du bist die Ruh
46 Chopin Trois nouvelles études

February 2016