Cello Sonata No.2, Op.222 (Harmston, John William)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Cologne: P.J. Tonger, n.d.[1880]. Plate A.B. 62.
Misc. Notes Original images: ca.300dpi, color tif (from pdf) files approx. 3080 by 3960 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. Tonger acquired the publisher Adolph Berens before the work was published. Note the Tonger label on the cover. The score is from the estate of Joseph Joachim.
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Work Title Cello Sonata No.2
Alternative. Title
Composer Harmston, John William
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.222
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJH 2
Key A minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements
I. Allegro moderato
II. Adagio cantabile
III. Allegro con anima
First Publication. 1880 – Cologne: P.J. Tonger
Dedication Frau Oberamtmann Minna Kuntzen
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation cello (or violin), piano

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The work was in the process of being published by Adolph Berens of Lübeck when Berens (including Ernst Berens of Hamburg) sold their publishing rights and plates to P.J. Tonger of Cologne on November 1, 1879 (see Hofmeister's Handbuch (1881)). This is why the work is noted in Hofmeister's Monatsberichte as being published by Tonger even though the score carries Berens' plate number.