Viola Sonata, GP 251 (Bax, Arnold)

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Sheet Music

Scores and Parts

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Daphnis (2008/7/20)

Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. London: Murdoch, Murdoch & Co., 1923. Plate M.M. & Co. 355.
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Free Recordings

  • Performance by Chieh-Fan Yiu (viola) and Bo-Kyung Park (piano) in April 2009
I. Molto moderato - Allegro
II. Allegro energico, ma non troppo presto
III. Molto lento

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General Information

Work Title Sonata for Viola and Piano
Alternative. Title
Composer Bax, Arnold
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. GP 251
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAB 57
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements
  1. Molto moderato - Allegro
  2. Allegro energico, ma non troppo presto
  3. Molto lento
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1922 January
First Performance. 1922-11-17
Lionel Tertis
Arnold Bax
Aeolian Hall, London
First Publication. 1923 – London: Murdoch, Murdoch & Co.
Dedication Lionel Tertis
Average DurationAvg. Duration 25 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation viola, piano
External Links Baxworks site
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