Sonata for 2 Pianos and Percussion, Sz.110 (Bartók, Béla)

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Publisher. Info. London: Hawkes & Son, 1942. Plate B. & H. 8675.
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For 2 Pianos, Percussion and Orchestra (Bartók)

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General Information

Work Title Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion
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Composer Bartók, Béla
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Sz.110
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IBB 45
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements:
  1. Assai lento - Allegro molto (443 bars)
  2. Lento, ma non troppo (92 bars)
  3. Allegro non troppo (420 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1937
First Performance. 1938-1-16 in Basel, Switzerland, International Society for Contemporary Music anniversary concert
Béla Bartók, Ditta Pásztory-Bartók (pianos), Fritz Schiesser, Philipp Rühlig (percussion)

Orchestra version: 1942-11-14 in London, Royal Albert Hall, Royal Philharmonic Society concert

Louis Kentner, Ilona Kaboswith (pianos), Ernest Gillegin, Frederick Bradshaw (percussion),
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult (conductor)
First Publication. 1942
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation timpani, xylophone, snare drum, cymbals, bass drum, triangle, tam-tam (2 players), 2 pianos
Orchestral version: 2 solo pianos, 2 flutes (2nd also piccolo), 2 oboes (2nd also english horn)
2 clarinets, 2 bassoons (2nd also contrabassoon)
4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones
timpani, xylophone, snare drum, cymbals, bass drum, triangle, tam-tam, celesta, strings
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