Violin Sonata No.1, HWC 100 (Willan, Healey)

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Sheet Music

Scores and Parts

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Editor First edition (reprint)
Publisher. Info. London ; Oakville, Ontario: The Frederick Harris Co., 1928. Plate F.H. 1619.
Reprinted Toronto: BMI Canada, Ltd., 1955.
Misc. Notes Many pages skewed because it was scanned from a bound volume; in the part bottom staves are imperfect
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General Information

Work Title Violin Sonata No.1
Alternative. Title
Composer Willan, Healey
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. HWC 100
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IHW 77
Key E minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements:
I. Lento quasi recitativo. Allegro moderato
II. Adagio
III. Allegro molto
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1916 (completed February)
First Performance. 1916-04-13 — Toronto, Toronto Conservatory of Music Concert Hall: F. Blanchard (violin), Healey Willan (piano)
First Publication. 1928 – Oakville: The Frederick Harris Co.
Copyright Information U.S. copyright status: Copyright renewed 1956 (R170718)

In the USA, This item is not in the public domain because it was renewed 28 years after first publication with a proper notice or it was "restored" to copyright status via a Notice of Intent to Enforce (NIE) under the provisions of the GATT/TRIPS amendments. It will enter the US public domain on January 1st, 2024.

Average DurationAvg. Duration 20 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation violin, piano
Discography All Music Guide
External Links Healey Willan Society

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According to the notes to a recent recording (note that the HW Society information here is out of date- there _is_ a commercial recording available, on CBC Centrediscs...), revised in 1955 not just reprinted? (And renewed 18 May 1956.)