1.X.1905 (Janáček, Leoš)




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Editor Bohumir Štědroň (1905-1982), reissue
Publisher. Info. Prague: Hudební Matice, (1924). Plate H.M. 339.
Reissue (edited) - Prague: SNKLHU, 1949.
Reprinted Boca Raton: Masters Music, 1988. Catalog M 1032.
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General Information

Work Title 1.X.1905
Alternative. Title Piano Sonata 1.X.1905
Composer Janáček, Leoš
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ILJ 1
Key E-flat minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 sections
  1. Predtucha (Foreboding)
  2. Smrt (Death)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1905-06
First Performance. 1906-01-27 in Brno
First Publication. 1924
Dedication To the memory of a student killed 1.X.1905
Average DurationAvg. Duration 13 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Piano
External Links leos-janacek.org
Wikipedia article

Misc. Comments

First had three movements, but the composer burnt the finale soon before the premiere. Thought lost until 1924. See Wikipedia.