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Five Favorite Piano Sonatas

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This compilation features five examples of the genre to which Schubert was most devoted—the solo piano sonata. The composer’s final trilogy of piano sonatas appears here: Sonata in C Minor, D. 958; A Major, D. 959; and B-flat Major, D. 960. Written while Schubert was at the height of his powers, these works offer three independent solutions to the challenge of the keyboard sonata. This collection also includes the Sonata in A Major, D. 664 — called the “little” sonata to distinguish it from the later work in A ...

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Overview

This compilation features five examples of the genre to which Schubert was most devoted—the solo piano sonata. The composer’s final trilogy of piano sonatas appears here: Sonata in C Minor, D. 958; A Major, D. 959; and B-flat Major, D. 960. Written while Schubert was at the height of his powers, these works offer three independent solutions to the challenge of the keyboard sonata. This collection also includes the Sonata in A Major, D. 664 — called the “little” sonata to distinguish it from the later work in A major — and the Sonata in A Minor, D. 784, suffused with Schubert’s characteristic melancholy and rich in his invention.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486441412
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 2/11/2005
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 8.98 (w) x 11.90 (h) x 0.32 (d)

Table of Contents

Sonata in A Minor, Op. 143, D. 784 (1823)
I Allegro giusto 2
II Andante 9
III Allegro vivace 11
Sonata in A Major, Op. 120, D. 664 (1825)
I Allegro moderato 18
II Andante 22
III Allegro 24
Sonata in C Minor, D. 958 (1828)
I Allegro 30
II Adagio 38
III Menuetto (Allegro) 42
IV Allegro 44
Sonata in A Major, D. 959 (1828)
I Allegro 58
II Andantino 68
III Scherzo (Allegro vivace) 74
IV Rondo (Allegretto) 76
Sonata in B-flat Major, D. 960 (1828)
I Molto moderato 90
II Andante sostenuto 101
III Scherzo (Allegro vivace con delicatezza) 106
IV Allegro ma non troppo 108
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