Piano Sonata (Ireland, John)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. London: Augener, 1920. Plate 15384.
Misc. Notes Most library catalog entries for the Augener have the equivalent of n.d.(1920), I believe- the "©

1920" may have been added by Stainer & Bell for in its 1976 reprint (or is this certainly the Augener, not the reprint?)

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General Information

Work Title Piano Sonata
Alternative. Title
Composer Ireland, John
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJI 40
Key E minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements
I. Allegro moderato
II. Non troppo lento
III. Con moto moderato
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1918-10 to 1920-01, Chelsea
First Performance. 1920-06-12 – Frederic Lamond (piano)
First Publication. 1920 – London: Augener (and/or Stainer & Bell)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 20 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Piano
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Lamond wrote an article (Some Remarks on John Ireland’s New Sonata) on the sonata first published in the Monthly Musical Record, August 1920 (reprinted in The John Ireland Companion (2011), in a chapter of that collection by Marion M. Scott (pp. 359–366).)

Described in The British Piano Sonata 1870–1945 (pp.84–91).