Piano Sonata No.4, Op.27 (Myaskovsky, Nikolay)

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Original version

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Emiles Mern (2012/5/26)

Editor First edition (reprint)
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, 1925. Plate U.E. 8151.
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Revised version

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Mcroskell (2007/7/22)

Editor Georgy Kirkor (1910-1980)
Publisher. Info. Proizvedeniya dlya fortepiano (pp.102-47)
Moscow: Muzgiz, n.d.(1956).
Reprinted Moscow: Muzyka, n.d. Plate 5831.
Misc. Notes This file is from the MIT archive project.. Post-1964 offprint from the Collected Works edition that Muzgiz undertook soon after the composer died.
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General Information

Work Title Piano Sonata No.4
Alternative. Title
Composer Myaskovsky, Nikolay
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.27
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements
I. Allegro moderato, irato
II. Andante non troppo
III. Allegro con brio
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1924-25, rev. 1946
First Performance. 1926 in Switzerland, Friedrich Wührer* ; Moscow, H[einrich/enryk...] Neuhaus
First Publication. 1925 (first version)
Copyright Information This work is claimed to be under copyright in the USA due to
"restoration" via the GATT/TRIPS amendment (Section 104). NIE-V8002P709
Dedication Samuil Yevgenyevich Feinberg (1890-1962)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 22-30 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Piano
External Links Myaskovsky.ru
Wikipedia article (German)

Misc. Comments

*Performed (first "Western" public performance?) at the ISCM festival in 1927 (iirc.) - Schissel
*As in Wührer who adapted Franz Schmidt's piano-left-hand works for piano 2-hands? The same? (Still alive fairly recently (1900-1975 dates - indeed, performed Schmidt's piano concerto sometime in the early 70s, I think...), but then he gave the premiere, not editing involvement &c here, so this doesn't affect copyright here :) ) (Guessing so, so filling in name. Premiere was, I think, given at the ISCM festival.)