Viola Sonata No.1 (Bantock, Granville)

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Scores and Parts

 Piano Score and Viola Part
#62292 - 5.27MB, 72 pp. -  3.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (4- V/V/17 - 4327x

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PMLP127236-Bantok Sonata for Viola and Piano.pdf

First edition

Publisher Info.:

London: J. & W. Chester, 1920. Plate J.W.C. 804.


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General Information

Work Title Sonata for Viola and Piano
Alternative Title Sonata in F major : for viola and pianoforte
Composer Bantock, Granville
Key F major
Movements/Sections 3
I. Allegro con anima
II. Maestoso sostenuto rubato
III. Vivace
Year/Date of Composition 1919 Abbots Morton July-Aug. 1919 (at end of p. 56)
First Publication 1920 – London: J. & W. Chester
Dedication "To Colleen"
Average Duration 40 minutes
Composer Time Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Viola, piano

Misc. Comments

This is really Viola Sonata No.1 - there is a later viola sonata no.2 in B minor as well. The 2nd is apparently commercially unrecorded, the first was recorded (along with Holbrooke's 2nd violin sonata) on a DM compact disc that was released in early 2012.- Schissel (However, the tempo indications for the 2nd movement on that recording (taken from anyway) - Maestoso sostenuto, rubato - Più moto - Sostenuto cantabile - Tempo primo - Poco lento - etc. - have nothing to do with those on the score here- suggesting - maybe - a revised edition is being played from??)

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