Organ Sonata No.3, Op.23 (Ritter, August Gottfried)

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Berlin: R. Sulzer, n.d.[1881].


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General Information

Work Title Organ Sonata No.3
Alternative Title Dritte Sonate für die Orgel
Composer Ritter, August Gottfried
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.23
Key A minor
Movements/Sections 1 movement in 3 sections
First Publication 1855 – Rotterdam: de Vletter
(Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1855), p.797)
Dedication Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
Average Duration 16–21 minutes
Composer Time Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation organ
External Links All Music Guide

Misc. Comments

Published in Rotterdam by de Vletter in 1855, and in a new revision by Weygand in the Hague in 1877. (Breitkopf published a reprint or edition of the 2nd sonata Op.19 in 1899 - Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1899), p.66 - and may have done likewise for opus 23 around the same time??)

(BSB has a 1970 republication or edition - possibly edited by Martin Weyer, whose name is attached - by Forberg/Bad Godesburg besides.)

Recorded by Ursula Philippi in 1998 (released 1999) on the Sauer organ in Hermannstadt/Sibiu, Siebenbürgen/Transylvania (Romania) for MDG CD (CD contains Opp.11, 19, 23, 31). (And as one sees from AMG, some 6 other recordings also recently. - Schissel

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