Violin Sonata No.2, GP 171/248 (Bax, Arnold)

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Scores and Parts

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Rawson (2009/3/10)

Editor First edition (reprint)
Publisher. Info. London: Murdoch, Murdoch & Co., 1923. Plate M. & M. Co. 325.
Reprinted London: Chappell & Co., n.d.
Misc. Notes Assuming the above is a reprint and not a completely new score of the same work (if the latter, it should just be under publisher information, not "Reissue" or "Reprint")
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General Information

Work Title Violin Sonata No.2
Alternative. Title Sonata No.2 for Violin and Piano
Composer Bax, Arnold
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. GP 171/248
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAB 59
Key D minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
  1. Fantasy. Slow and gloomy ( = 68)
  2. The Grey Dancer in the Twilight. Fast Valse measure ( = 76)
  3. Very broad and concentrated (but extremely expressive) ( = 44) - attacca
  4. Allegro feroce ( = 140)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1915, revised 1921
First Performance. 1922 April 25
First Publication. 1923 – London: Murdoch, Murdoch & Co.
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation violin, piano
Discography All Music Guide
External Links Baxworks site (1915)
Baxworks site (1921)
Wikipedia article (Dutch)

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Described by the composer as "in D", and the first movement is in D minor. (Note that "in D" does not always mean "in D major", whatever one's music theory teacher may say.)