Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 36 Piano Solo

1913 & 1931 Versions
Henle Music Folios Softcover

Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 36 Piano Solo

1913 & 1931 Versions
Henle Music Folios Softcover

  • Henle Music Folios
  • Henle Urtext Edition
  • Softcover
  • PIANO SOLO
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff
  • Dominik Rahmer
  • $24.95 (US)
  • Advanced

Finally, we are able to offer one of Rachmaninov's most important, most substantial piano works in a meticulous Urtext edition that does justice to the work and to the editorial difficulties it raises. Rachmaninov was unhappy with the dense textures and the lengthof his Piano Sonata in B-flat minor, so almost 20 years after its composition and publication he made numerous cuts and streamlined it though this has been criticised by pianists down to the present day. For this reason, it is mostly the first version that is played today or even a mixture of the two versions such as Vladimir Horowitz used to perform (albeit with the permission of the composer). This Henle Urtext edition also takes into account the autograph in the Moscow Glinka Museum. As in all the Rachmaninov editions in the catalogue of G. Henle Publishers, the fingerings here are by Marc-André Hamelin, one of the outstanding pianists of our time.

Instrumentation

  • Piano

Product Details

  • #HL 51481256
  • 888680908225
  • HN1256
  • 9.0"
  • 12.0"
  • 88 Pages

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