KSS57 Toccata No. 2

Piece details

  • Written for: Piano
  • Date composed: 1933–34
  • Dedicatee: Norman Peterkin
  • Approximate duration (minutes): 130
  • Manuscript pages: 111
  • Manuscript location: Mills Memorial Library, McMaster University
  • Comments:
    I Preludio-Toccata
    II Preludio-Corale
    III Scherzo
    IV Aria
    V Ostinato (theme with 49 variations)
    VI Notturno
    VII Interludio
    VIII Cadenza
    IX Fuga libera a cinque voci

Editions available from the Sorabji Archive

  • Typeset edition (Alex Abercrombie), A3L. 164 pages.
    Price: £43 (paper), £15 (pdf)
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  • Manuscript, A3L. 111 pages.
    Price: £30 (paper), £10 (pdf)
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Not yet recorded

Performances

  • 16/12/1936 Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji (piano)
    Stevenson Hall, Glasgow, Scotland
    Active Society for the Propagation of Contemporary Music
  • 28/03/2015 Jeremy Chaulk (piano) [vii]
    École de Musique Schulich, Salle Clara Lichtenstein Hall, Montréal, Canada
    Marathon du piano: classe de Kyoko Hashimoto
  • 06/05/2015 Jeremy Chaulk (piano) [vii/vi/viii]
    École de Musique Schulich, Salle Tanna Schulich Hall, Montréal, Canada
    Conférence-récital de doctorat: classe de Kyoko Hashimoto
  • 13/03/2016 Donna Amato (piano)
    Alumni Concert Hall, College of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • 12/01/2019 Abel Sánchez-Aguilera (piano)
    Sala Eutherpe, Léon, Spain
  • 27/01/2019 Abel Sánchez-Aguilera (piano)
    Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, Oxford, UK

No broadcast performances