Grand Sonata, Op.25 (Whiting, George Elbridge)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Boston: Arthur P. Schmidt, 1890. Plate A.P.S. 2627.
Misc. Notes Original images: 300dpi, color jp2 files approx. 3380 by 4590 usable pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins. Color images of pages 21 and 25 are included as there appear stamped notations in purple ink that may have been added by the publisher.
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General Information

Work Title Grand Sonata
Alternative. Title
Composer Whiting, George Elbridge
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.25
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGW 8
Key A minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements
I. Allegro con moto
II. Religious Melody with Variations
III. Finale. Allegro vivace
First Performance. 1892-8-4 and 5, composer, organ or earlier; (Boston) Festival Hall.
First Publication. 1890 – Boston: Arthur P. Schmidt
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Organ

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Premiere broken up over two days (August 4, first movement; August 5, variations and finale.) (Not positive whether the year is 1892 or 1893; the source - Musical Yearbook of the United States -- is unclear. It does seem to be from the 1892-93 section of the yearbook, not the 1889-90.) - Schissel