Elizabeth Bell (1928-2016)

Second Sonata

Year: 1972

Duration (in minutes): 10'39;

Difficulty: Medium (college/community)

Category: piano

Publisher: American Composers Alliance

Description: Four movements in classical forms, but in a very contemporary idiom. Written for, and premiered by, Malcolm Bilson at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY in 1973. "A solid, well-constructed, and affecting small sonata...the high point of the concert."(The Cornell Daily Sun). Frequently performed. Recorded by Camille A. Budarz on a CRS LP.

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