KSS48 Piano Sonata No. 4

Piece details

  • Written for: Piano
  • Date composed: 1928–29
  • Dedicatee: Francis George Scott
  • Approximate duration (minutes): 123
  • Manuscript pages: 111
  • Manuscript location: Sorabji Archive

Editions available from the Sorabji Archive

  • Typeset edition (Simon Abrahams), A3L. 129 pages.
    Price: £36 (paper), £10 (pdf)
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  • Manuscript, A3L. 111 pages.
    Price: £30 (paper), £10 (pdf)
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Recordings

  • Jonathan Powell (piano),
    Altarus Records AIR-CD-9069 (3CDs) (2004)
    Track 1-5 (137:24)
    Track 1 I vivo-arditamente (47:44)
    Track 2 II Lento-languido e sonnolente Count Tasca’s Garden (35:46)
    Track 3-5 III Preludio-Scherzo-Cadenza; Fuga I; Fuga II-Coda-Stretta (55:54)

Performances

  • 26/03/1930 Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji (piano)
    Stevenson Hall, Glasgow, Scotland
    Active Society for the Propagation of Contemporary Music
  • 25/07/2002 Jonathan Powell (piano)
    The Warehouse, Theed Street, London, UK

Broadcasts etc.

  • 23/06/2004 Jonathan Powell (piano) [iii[1]]
    WPRB, Princeton NJ, USA [broadcast of recording]
    “Classical Discoveries” programme
  • 25/08/2004 Jonathan Powell (piano)
    WPRB, Princeton NJ, USA [broadcast of recording]
    “Classical Discoveries” programme