Piano Sonata No.8, Op.144 (Czerny, Carl)



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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: H.A. Probst, n.d.(1827?). Plate 351.
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Work Title Piano Sonata No.8
Alternative. Title Grande fantaisie en forme de sonate
Composer Czerny, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.144
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICC 148
Key E-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 movements:
  1. Allegro Moderato (E major)
  2. Menuetto and Trio. Allegro non troppo (E major)
  3. Adagio con sentimento (B major)
  4. Scherzo. Prestissimo (A major)
  5. Rondo. Allegretto moderatissimo con espressione (E major)
First Publication. 1827
Dedication Friedrich Wilhelm Kalkbrenner (1784–1849)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 30-35 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation piano
Discography All Music Guide

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Published 1828 or earlier (listed, with sonatas 6 and 7 and also Josef Czerny's Op.11 Sonate brillante..., in Handbuch der musikalischen Literatur, 1828 volume, p.585.) Reviewed in AMZ 1828/233-239 (with Op.131)

Issued in an edition prepared by Iwo Załuski by Doblinger in 2016.

1828: Publication noted in the Bibliographie de la France  1e série, 17e année (31e de la collection), Nº 10, 8 Mars 1828, p.192, r.82. (this, also Op.151 (p.191)-2, Op.143, by Richault.)

Publication date 1827 per Larson (who discusses the sonata starting p.91 and the set of sonatas no.8 is part of starting with no.6.)