Piano Sonata No.6, D.566 (Schubert, Franz)



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PDF scanned by D-Mbs
piupianissimo (2010/2/7)

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Feldmahler (2006/2/23)

Editor Julius Epstein (1832-1926)
Publisher. Info. Franz Schubert's Werke, Serie X, No.4
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1888. Plate F.S. 96.
Misc. Notes Sonata No.4 in B&H listing, but referred to as No.6 elsewhere.
Originally scanned at about 160pi, converted to 600dpi monocrome.
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General Information

Work Title Piano Sonata No. 6 in E minor
Alternative. Title
Composer Schubert, Franz
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. D.566
Key E minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 (2?) movements.
  1. Moderato (E minor)
  2. Allegretto (E major)
  3. Scherzo. Allegro vivace (A major, doubtful)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1817 (June)
First Publication. 1888 (1st movement) – Franz Schubert's Werke, Breitkopf & Härtel
1907 (2nd movement) – Breitkopf & Härtel
1928 (doubtful 3rd movement) – Die Musik
Average DurationAvg. Duration 20 minutes ca.
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 1 piano

Misc. Comments

There is disagreement over whether the third movement belongs to this sonata. Because it is in A-flat major (not the tonic key) and thus may not have been intended as a finale, some have proposed the Rondo in E major, D.506 as a fourth movement. Others have proposed that only the first two movements are truly part of this sonata.

Schubert Piano Sonatas