Piano Sonata No.2 'Concord, Mass., 1840–60' (Ives, Charles)

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It is unlikely that this work is public domain in the EU, or in any country where the copyright term is life-plus-70 years. However, it is in the public domain in Canada (where IMSLP is hosted) and other countries where the term is life-plus-50 years (like China, Japan, Korea and many others worldwide). As this work was first published before 1923 or failed to meet notice or renewal requirements to secure statutory copyright, it is almost certainly public domain in the USA as well.

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Piano Scores

 Complete Score
#53902 - 7.25MB, 63 pp. -  8.8/10 2 4 6 8 10 (5) - V/V/C - 10991x

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Carolus (2010/1/22)

PMLP09680-Ives-ConcordSonata1921.pdf
Editor:

First edition

Publisher Info.:

New York: Knickerbocker Press, n.d.(1921)

Copyright:

Public Domain [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

Monochrome scan. Movement divider-pages omitted.

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 I. Emerson
#34169 - 17.46MB, 24 pp. -  7.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (6) - V/V/C - 2194x

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Carolus (2009/7/5)

 II. Hawthorne
#34170 - 23.29MB, 32 pp. -  9.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2) - V/V/C - 1099x

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IV. Thoreau

#34171 - 16.37MB, 23 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (4) - V/V/C - 4639x

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Carolus (2009/7/5)

PMLP09680-Ives-ConcordSonata1920-1.pdf
Editor:

First edition

Publisher Info.:

New York: Knickerbocker Press, n.d.(1921)

Copyright:

Public Domain [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

Color scan.

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 Complete Score (CA)
#03928 - 3.91MB, 67 pp. -  7.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2) - V/43/25

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NachoBA (2007/2/19)

Editor:

Revised version

Publisher Info.:

New York: Knickerbocker Press, n.d.(1921)

Reprinted:

New York: Associated Music Publishers, ©1947 (with revisions)

Copyright:

Public Domain - Non-PD US, Non-PD EU [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

See note by M.J.E. in "Discuss this piece" for more on the revisions.

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General Information

Work Title Piano Sonata No.2 'Concord, Mass., 1840–60'
Alternative Title
Composer Ives, Charles
Movements/Sections 4
Year/Date of Composition 1920
First Publication 1921
Additional Copyright Info Possibly public domain in EU and elsewhere.
This item, public domain in its country of origin, is possibly likewise public domain in the EU due to the EU's implementation of Rule of the Shorter Term for non-EU works. This EU ruling might be superseded by bilateral treaties still in force between some EU countries and countries outside the EU (notably the USA).
Please obey the copyright laws of your country. IMSLP does not assume any sort of legal responsibility or liability for the consequences of downloading files that are not in the public domain in your country.
The 1947 edition is copyright in the USA until Jan. 1, 2043.
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation piano (with optional viola in the 1st movement and flute in 4th movement)


Misc. Comments

Although the Concord Sonata was first published by Ives himself in January 1921 (Knickerbocker Press), this is an exceedingly rare score. (One was being offered on Abebooks recently for over $1000 USD.) [Insertion by M.J.E.: See "Discuss this piece" for more on this.] The 1921 score is most likely public domain in the USA, though some legal experts consider it to be a form of "limited publication" - an arcane legal doctrine by which a work can be printed and distributed on a limited basis (to subscribers, for example) and remain unpublished in the legal sense of the term.

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