Sonata romantica, Op.53 No.1 (Medtner, Nikolay)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Wilhelm Zimmermann, n.d.[1932]. Plate Z.11.547.
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Publisher. Info. Sonatas for Piano, Vol.3 (pp.5-52)
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Work Title Sonata Romantica
Alternative. Title Romantische Sonate; Романтическая соната
Composer Medtner, Nikolay
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.53, No.1
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. INM 44
Key B-flat minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
1. Romanza. Andantino con moto, ma sempre espressivo
2. Scherzo. Allegro
3. Meditazione. Andante con moto (espressivo, ma semplice)
4. Finale. Allegro non troppo (sempre leggiero, poco giocoso, ma al rigore di tempo)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1929-30
First Publication. 1932
Dedication Archibald Martin Henderson (1879–1957)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation piano
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