Rondo in E major, D.506 (Schubert, Franz)

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Publisher. Info. Franz Schubert's Werke, Serie XI, No.5
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1888. Plate F.S. 112.
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Work Title Rondo in E major, D.506
Alternative. Title Adagio and Rondo in E major
Composer Schubert, Franz
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. D.506 (Op.145 No.2)
Key E major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. Adagio: September 1818 (?); Rondo: 1816 (August ?) or June 1817 (?)
First Publication. 1848 – Diabelli
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Piano
Extra Information The Adagio is a shortened and transposed (from D major) version of D.505 (by the publisher Anton Diabelli ?). The original version was first printed 1897 in the "Revisions-Bericht".

Misc. Comments

The Adagio introduction does not belong to the Rondo proper and was probably inserted by Diabelli. It is a transposed and abridged version of Schubert's original (D.505), which was intended to be the second movement of the Piano Sonata in F minor, D.625. This would suggest a composition date for the Adagio of September 1818, along with the remainder of the F minor sonata.

The Rondo has been variously suggested to be the fourth movement of the Piano Sonata in E minor, D.566, or to be the third movement and finale of another sonata (the first movement being the third of the 3 Klavierstücke D.459A and the second movement being the Adagio in C major D.349. The former suggestion would give a probable dating of June 1817; the latter would give a dating sometime in 1816 (perhaps August?).

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