Sonata minacciosa, Op.53 No.2 (Medtner, Nikolay)

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Editor Aleksandr Gedike (1877-1957)
Publisher. Info. N. Metner: Sobranie Sochinenii, Tom IV: Sochineniia dlia fortepiano
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1960. Plate M. 28121 Г.
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General Information

Work Title Grozovaia sonata
Alternative. Title Storm-tossed sonata; Sonate orageuse
Composer Medtner, Nikolay
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.53, No.2
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. INM 43
Key F minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1929-1931
First Performance. 1932 March 3, Paris, composer
First Publication. 1933 or earlier
Dedication Alfred Laliberté
Average DurationAvg. Duration 16-22 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Piano solo

Misc. Comments

Dates given as 1931-2 in some sources. If published in 1931, this is ruled out, but copyright date is not on the Zimmermann first edition score ([193-] at best, plate Z.11,548, one sees in Worldcat), and until/unless one has better evidence of first publication date in HMB e.g. ... - ES

Apparently published in 1933. Intended to be published with Op.53 by Zimmermann, but the latter reneged and ultimately was published opening 1933- and later this edition was republished by Zimmermann after all (likewise the first edition of Op.53 No.1) (see Martyn, p.209 and ca.)

Piano Sonatas by Nikolay Medtner
No.1. Sonata in A-flat major
No.2. Sonata-Elegy in D minor
No.3. Sonata in C major