Sonata Excelsior, Op.10 (Miessner, William Otto)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Milwaukee: American Music Company, 1917. Plate S.
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Work Title Sonata Excelsior
Alternative. Title
Composer Miessner, William Otto
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.10
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IWM 1
Key E minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
I. Heroism. Grave e Misterioso - Allegro con vigore - Cantabile - Allegro con vigore - Molto vivace - Allegro con vigore - Cantabile - Presto
II. Temptation. Grazioso - Con amore - Cantando con amore - Grave - Poco agitato - Con vigore - Presto con fuoco
III. Renunciation. Lento sostenuto e appassionato - poco piu mosso - Molto appassionato e accelerando e tempo rubato - Grave
IV. Transfiguration. Adagio - Molto agitato - Furioso - Grave - Cantando con amore - Pateticamente - Maestoso
First Publication. 1917 – Milwaukee: American Music Co.
Dedication Edgar Stillman Kelley
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation piano

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Inspired by the poem Excelsior by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.