Piano Sonata No. 2 (Prokofiev)

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Sergei Prokofiev's Piano Sonata No. 2 in D Minor, Op. 14 (1912), is a sonata composed for solo piano. The sonata was first performed on February 5, 1914 in Moscow with the composer performing.[1] Prokofiev dedicated the sonata to his friend and fellow student at the St. Petersburg Conservatory, Maximilian Schmidthof, who committed suicide in 1913.[2]

Movements[edit]

  1. Allegro, ma non troppo - Più mosso - Tempo primo (in D minor)
  2. Scherzo. Allegro marcato (in A minor)
  3. Andante (in G-sharp minor)
  4. Vivace - Moderato - Vivace (in D minor)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sorensen, Sugi (2005). "The Prokofiev Page - Piano Sonata No 2 in D minor, Op 14". Allegro Media. Archived from the original on May 22, 2011. Retrieved 9 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Boris Berman, Prokofiev's Piano Sonatas: A Guide for the Listener and the Performer (Yale University Press, 2008), p. 58.

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