KSS17 Two Piano Pieces

Piece details

  • Written for: Piano
  • Date composed: 1918/1920
  • Dedicatee: Theodore Jenkins
  • Approximate duration (minutes): 10
  • Manuscript pages: 8/12
  • Manuscript location: Unknown
  • Comments: In the Hothouse (1918) and Toccata (1920), published by London and Continental Music Publishing 1921.

Editions available from the Sorabji Archive

  • Copy of publication, A3P. 20 pages.
    Price: £12 (paper), £5 (pdf)
    Right-click to download high resolution sample page: PDF PNG

Recordings

  • Michael Habermann (piano),
    Musical Heritage Society/MusicMasters MHS4271L (LP), MHC6271M (Cassette), MM20015 (LP), MM60015 (CD) (November 1980)
    Track 2 In the Hothouse (6:05)
    Track 3 Toccata (3:33)
  • Michael Habermann (piano),
    British Music Society BMS427-429 (3CDs) (2004)
    Track 1 In the Hothouse (6:05)
    Track 2 Toccata (3:33)
  • Michael Habermann (piano),
    Naxos 8.571363-65 (2015)
    Track 1 In the Hothouse (6:05)
    Track 2 Toccata (3:33)

Performances

  • 17/05/1946 Cecil Ewing (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    Reception Room, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Annual concert
  • 11/05/1975 Michael Habermann (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    Christ Church Parish Hall, Oyster Bay NY, USA
  • 20/06/1975 Michael Habermann (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    Nassau Conservatory of Music, Rockville Center NY, USA
    Student Recital
  • 12/03/1976 Michael Habermann (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    Quealy Hall, Molloy College, Rockville Center NY, USA
  • 21/03/1976 Michael Habermann (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    Bryant Library, Roslyn NY, USA
  • 03/05/1976 Michael Habermann (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    Music Building, Nassau Community College, Garden City NY, USA
    Lecture-recital
  • 10/05/1976 Michael Habermann (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    Music Building, Nassau Community College, Garden City NY, USA
    Lecture-recital
  • 07/12/1976 Yonty Solomon (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    Wigmore Hall, London, UK
  • 07/12/1976 Yonty Solomon (piano), Yonty Solomon (piano) [Toccata]
    Wigmore Hall, London, UK
  • 03/04/1977 Michael Habermann (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    Great Neck House, Great Neck NY, USA
  • 17/04/1977 Michael Habermann (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    Quealy Hall, Molloy College, Rockville Center NY, USA
  • 24/04/1977 Michael Habermann (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    South Branch Public College Library, Farmingdale NY, USA
  • 22/05/1977 Michael Habermann (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, New York NY, USA
  • 17/10/1977 Yonty Solomon (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    Cripps Hall, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
  • 15/04/1978 Michael Habermann (piano) [Toccata]
    Great Hall, Post College, Greenvale NY, USA
  • 13/05/1978 Michael Habermann (piano) [Toccata]
    Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, New York NY, USA
  • 19/09/1978 Michael Habermann (piano)
    Great Hall, Post College, Greenvale NY, USA
  • 27/09/1978 Michael Habermann (piano)
    Music Building, Nassau Community College, Garden City NY, USA
  • 06/10/1978 Michael Habermann (piano)
    Midland Center for the Arts, Midland MI, USA
    American Liszt Society Festival
  • 15/11/1978 Yonty Solomon (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    Concert Hall, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland
  • 09/08/1979 Michael Habermann (piano)
    University of Maryland, College Park MD, USA
    International Piano Festival: Lecture-recital
  • 06/11/1979 Valerie Tryon (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    Convocation Hall, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Lunchtime Concert
  • 19/11/1979 Michael Habermann (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    Talmadge Hall, Hollins College, Roanoke VA, USA
  • 16/12/1979 Michael Habermann (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    Vogt Theater, Bloomfield Public Library, Bloomfield NJ, USA
  • 01/02/1980 Valerie Tryon (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    Walter Hall, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    New Music Concerts: Illustrated Lecture by Paul Rapoport
  • ??/06/1981 Robert Keeley (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    Magdalen College, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
  • 05/07/1981 Geoffrey Douglas Madge (piano)
    De Vleeshal, Middelburg, Netherlands
  • 10/07/1981 Michael Habermann (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    Back Door II, Baltimore MD, USA
  • 24/11/1983 Yonty Solomon (piano)
    Great Hall, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
  • 30/06/1984 Martin Offord (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    Purcell Room, London, UK
  • 17/07/1984 Robert Keeley (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    British Music Information Centre, London, UK
  • 06/10/1988 John Gibbons (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    Duke’s Hall, Royal Academy of Music, London, UK
  • 20/02/1990 Malcolm Rycraft (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    Concert Hall, Royal College of Music, London, UK
  • 20/02/1990 Christopher Seed (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    St John’s, Smith Square, London, UK
  • 06/06/1990 Christopher Seed (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    St Olave’s Church, Hart Street, London, UK
    Lunchtime Recital
  • 14/06/1990 Christopher Seed (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    St Paul’s Church, Knightsbridge, London, UK
    “Summer in Knightsbridge” (St Paul’s Flower and Music Festival), Lunchtime Recital
  • 05/12/1990 Julian Saphir (piano)
    Steinway Hall, London, UK
    1990-1991 Invitation Recital Series
  • 23/03/1992 Julian Saphir (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    Concert Hall, Royal College of Music, London, UK
  • 08/07/1992 Julian Saphir (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    Recital Hall, Royal College of Music, London, UK
  • 04/11/1992 Derek Bell (piano)
    Woodwick House, Evie, Orkney Is, Scotland
  • 21/01/1993 Julian Saphir (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    British Music Information Centre, London, UK
  • 02/02/1995 Bengt Forsberg (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    Hörsalen, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden
    Lunch Concert
  • 12/12/1996 Stephen Gosling (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    Paul Recital Hall Juilliard School of Music, New York NY, USA
  • ??/10/1998 Julian Saphir (piano)
    West Buckland School, Barnstaple, UK
  • 11/08/1999 David Pitman (piano)
    Theatre, Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Brisbane, Australia
  • 03/11/2000 Christopher Seed (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    Milner Hall, Winchester, UK
    “A Century of Composers’
  • 13/06/2003 Alex Szram (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    Southwark Cathedral, London, UK
  • 06/08/2005 Douglas Finch (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    UBC First Nations Longhouse, Vancouver, Canada
    Industrial Alliance Pacific First Nations Longhouse series: Classical UK Then and Now — Exotic Britannia
  • 27/10/2006 Lukas Huisman (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    The Blue Hall, Muziekacademie, Ghent, Belgium
  • 20/05/2009 Martin Offord (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    Wiener Konzerthaus, Vienna, Austria
  • 20/02/2010 Stephen Clarke (piano)
    Gallery 345, Toronto, Canada
  • 05/01/2011 Stephen Clarke (piano)
    Le Poisson Rouge, New York, USA
  • 28/10/2012 Florian Steininger (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    Geschlossende Gesellschaft, Zipfen, Germany
  • 11/11/2012 Florian Steininger (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    St.Marien, Gaggenau, Germany
  • 15/02/2013 Florian Steininger (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    Musentempel, Karlsruhe, Germany
  • 28/06/2014 Kit Armstrong (piano) [i]
    Ordenssaal, Residenzschloss Ludwigsburg, Ludwigsburg, Germany
    Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele, Baden-Württemberg
  • 30/09/2014 Kit Armstrong (piano) [i]
    Zeughaus, Neuss, Germany
  • 23/03/2016 Steven Max (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    Manhattan School of Music, New York, NY, USA
    Master of Music recital

Broadcasts etc.

  • 18/05/1977 Michael Habermann (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    WNYC (radio), New York NY, USA [broadcast]
  • 20/05/1977 Michael Habermann (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    WQXR (radio), New York NY, USA [broadcast of recording]
    “The Listening Room” programme
  • 11/06/1977 Yonty Solomon (piano) [In the Hothouse(extract)]
    LWT (London Weekend Television), London, UK [broadcast]
    “Aquarius” programme
  • 07/11/1977 Yonty Solomon (piano)
    BBC Radio 3, London, UK [broadcast]
  • 08/05/1978 Michael Habermann (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    WFUV (radio), New York NY, USA [broadcast]
  • 10/08/1980 Valerie Tryon (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    CBC (radio), Toronto, Canada [broadcast of recording]
  • 12/10/1980 Valerie Tryon (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    Home of William Marsh, Newtown PA, USA [recording]
    Delius Society (Philadelphia branch) meeting: Lecture by Paul Rapoport
  • ??/03/1981 Michael Habermann (piano)
    US National Public Radio (many stations), , USA [broadcast]
    “Grand Piano” programme
  • 01/08/1983 Michael Habermann (piano)
    WFUY (radio), New York NY, USA [broadcast of recording]
    “Concert Grande” programme
  • 13/06/1990 Michael Habermann (piano) [Toccata]
    KPBX Radio, Spokane WA, USA [broadcast of recording]
    “Chamber Music” programme
  • 08/05/2001 Michael Habermann (piano)
    KUSP (Radio), Santa Cruz CA, USA [broadcast of recording]
  • 06/05/2002 Michael Habermann (piano) [In the Hothouse]
    WUGA (Radio), Athens GA, USA [broadcast of recording]