Sonata for trumpet and piano

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dedicated to André Marchal[1]

Opus 40 no.6

History

  • Legley composed this sonata in Bormes and Sint-Pieters-Woluwe during the months August and September 1953.
  • Presumably, this work was first performed on 14 January 1954 in the studio of the sculptor René Cliquet in Brussels by André Marchal and Simone Biron.[2]

Music

  • instrumentation: trumpet and piano
  • duration: ca 12'35"[3]

Parts

  • I. Andante moderato, molto semplice[4]
    • time signature: 3/4
    • duration: ca 3'40"
  • II. Scherzo
    • tempo: Scherzando, ma non troppo vivace
    • time signature: 6/16 en 9/16
    • duration: ca 2'15"
  • III. Lied [Song]
    • tempo: Andante
    • time signature: 4/4
    • duration: ca 3'
  • IV. Rondo
    • tempo: Giocoso e leggiero
    • time signature: 2/4
    • duration: ca 3'40"

Sources

  • photocopy of the autograph: Music library of the former NIR[5], shelf number KAMER 913
  • autograph trumpet part: Music library of the former NIR, shelf number KAMER 913
  • handwritten trumpet part: Music library of the former NIR, shelf number KAMER 913
  • first edition (score and trumpet part): CeBeDeM, Brussels, 1956

Notes

  1. According to an article in Le Soir of 24 January 1954 (P.T.: Aux Amitiés Artistiques, p.6), the work is dedicated to the organisation Amitiés Artistiques
  2. On p.1 of (the copy of) the autograph someone noted: Bruxelles. 14-1-1954. Au piano [illegible]. The name of the pianist and the location of the concert can be read in Le Soir of 24 January 1954 (P.T.: Aux Amitiés Artistiques, p.6).
  3. CeBeDeM, Tessely (p.70) and De Roeck (p.327) give 12', we give the sum of the durations written in the autograph.
  4. In the autograph trumpet part: ...moderato e molto...
  5. This music library is currently kept in the Royal Conservatory of Brussels.