Sonatine No.2, TrV 291 (Strauss, Richard)

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Sheet Music


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Publisher. Info. London: Hawkes & Son, 1952. Plate 17902.
Misc. Notes 600 dpi
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General Information

Work Title Sonatine No.2
Alternative. Title Fröhliche Werkstatt (Cheerful Workshop) for 16 Wind Instruments
Composer Strauss, Richard
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. TrV 291
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IRS 96
Key E-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
I. Allegro con brio, 3/4, E major
II. Andantino, sehr gemächlich (very leisurely), 4/8, B major
III. Menuett - Etwas lebhaft (lively), 3/4, E major
IV. Einleitung (Andante) und Allegro, 4/4, E major
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1944-45 in Garmisch
First Performance. 1946-03-25 in Winterthur, Switzerland
Winterthur Musikkollegium, Dr. Hermann Scherchen (conductor)
First Publication. 1952 (As Symphony for Wind Instruments)
Dedication Werner Reinhart
Average DurationAvg. Duration 38 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation 16 Wind Instruments
2 flutes, 2 oboes, clarinet (C), 2 clarinets (B), basset horn (F)
Bass clarinet (B), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns (F, E)

Misc. Comments

Performance information is from the Sonatine No. 1, B & H. 1964 edition mentioned by Dr. Willi Schuh. (1900-1988) in his preface. -Sallen112