Piano sonata in B major (D. 575)

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The Piano sonata in B major D. 575 by Franz Schubert is a sonata for solo piano, posthumously published as Op. 147. Schubert composed the sonata in August 1817.

Movements[edit]

I. Allegro ma non troppo (B major)

II. Andante (E major)

III. Scherzo: Allegretto – Trio (G major, D Major)

IV. Allegro giusto (B major)

The work takes approximately 24 minutes to perform.

Daniel Coren has noted that the first movement of this sonata is the only such movement in Schubert's sonatas where the recapitulation literally transcribes the exposition.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Coren, Daniel (1974). "Ambiguity in Schubert's Recapitulations". The Musical Quarterly LX (4): 568–582. doi:10.1093/mq/LX.4.568. Retrieved 2009-02-22. 

References[edit]

  • Tirimo, Martino. Schubert: The Complete Piano Sonatas. Vienna: Wiener Urtext Edition, 1997.

External links[edit]

Piano sonatas (2 hands) by Franz Schubert
Preceded by
Sonata in E minor (D. 566)
AGA, Series 10 (15 sonatas)
No. 5
Succeeded by
Sonata in A minor (D. 537)
Preceded by
Sonata in F-sharp minor (D. 571)
21 Sonatas numbering system
No. 9
Succeeded by
Sonata in C major (D. 613)
23 Sonatas numbering system
No. 11