Piano Sonata, B.69 (Bloch, Ernest)

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Publisher. Info. Milano: Carisch, 1957. Plate 17135.
Misc. Notes This edition could be a reprint of the 1936 first edition.
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General Information

Work Title Piano Sonata
Alternative. Title Sonata for Piano
Name Translations Sonate pour piano
Composer Bloch, Ernest
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. B.69
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEB 16
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements
  1. Maestoso ed energico ( = ca 48-52) - Animato ( = ca 152)
  2. Pastorale. Andante ( = 58 per cominciare, poi sempre liberamente)
  3. Moderato alla marcia ( = 100)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1935 March-October, Paris-Châtel
First Performance. 1936 February 7, Geneva
Guido Agosti, piano
First Publication. 1936
Dedication Guido Agosti (1901-89)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 20 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation piano
External Links Ernest Bloch Legacy
Wikipedia article (in French)

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One published version at least has "Sonata for Piano in D minor", though the work does conclude more in E/B minor... (not that that's unusual in 1935.)