Piano Sonata No.1, H.350 (Martinů, Bohuslav)

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Sheet Music


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Publisher. Info. Paris: Max Eschig, 1958. Plate M.E. 6947.
Misc. Notes Score contains scanning artifacts & left margins are occasionally cut off, however all music should be legible.
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General Information

Work Title Piano Sonata No.1
Alternative. Title
Name Translations Piano Sonata; Sonate pour piano de Martinů; Sonata para piano; Pianosonate
Name Aliases Piano Sonata, H. 350
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 182470559; LCCN: no97070531
Composer Martinů, Bohuslav
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. H.350
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IBM 31
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements
  1. Poco allegro - Vivo
  2. Moderato (poco andante) - Andante moderato - Tranquillo
  3. Adagio - Poco allegro
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1954 December 17
First Performance. 1957
Rudolf Serkin, piano
First Publication. 1958
Dedication Rudolf Serkin
Average DurationAvg. Duration 20 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation piano solo
Authorities VIAF
External Links Wikipedia article
Martinu's Piano Sonata (PDF) (Article by Erik Entwistle)

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Another source (Dusseldorf is from R. Simon's book...) has it premiered in 1957 in Brno by Eliska Nováková, and played the next day in recital by Serkin in New York.