Sonata for Violin Solo, Sz.117 (Bartók, Béla)

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Lucas-coelho (2021/8/15)

Performer Pages Yehudi Menuhin (violin)
Publisher Info. Odeon, 1959. WCLP 666.
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Pianocellissimo (2020/2/19)

Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. London: Boosey & Hawkes, 1947.
Misc. Notes The second page of the tempo di ciaccona is missing, as it appears to be an unintentional duplicata of the fourth page. Missing the first one or more likely two pages of the concluding Presto, to judge from the pagination.
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MartinSandwich (2022/7/21)

Editor S. Sapozhnikov
Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzgiz, 1960. Plate 28822.
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General Information

Work Title Sonata for Violin Solo
Alternative. Title
Name Translations Szólószonáta (Bartók); Sonata for Solo Violin; Sonate pour violon seul; 無伴奏ヴァイオリンソナタ; Solosonate für Violine
Name Aliases Sonata for Solo Violin, BB 124; Sonate pour violon solo de Bartók
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 184092024; LCCN: no97073195; BNF: 15935821d
Composer Bartók, Béla
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Sz.117 ; BB 124
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IBB 66
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Tempo di ciaccona
  2. Fuga. Risoluto, non troppo vivo
  3. Melodia. Adagio
  4. Presto
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1944
First Publication. 1947
Dedication Yehudi Menuhin
Average DurationAvg. Duration 28 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation violin
External Links Wikipedia article
Extra Information More or less in G minor.

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