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

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 I. Moderato (Preview)
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 I. Moderato (Preview)
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TN-Schubert Werke Breitkopf Serie 10 No 96 D 566.jpg

Julius Epstein (1832-1926)

Publisher Info.:

Franz Schubert's Werke, Serie X, No.4
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1888. Plate F.S. 96.


Public Domain [tag/del]

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 Number D.566
Key E minor
Movements/Sections 3 (2?) movements.
  1. Moderato (E minor)
  2. Allegretto (E major)
  3. Scherzo. Allegro vivace (A major, doubtful)
Year/Date of Composition 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 Duration 20 minutes ca.
Composer Time 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.

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