KSS57 Toccata Seconda

Piece details

  • Written for: Piano
  • Date composed: 1933–34
  • Dedicatee: Norman Peterkin
  • Approximate duration (minutes): 150
  • Manuscript pages: 111
  • Manuscript location: Mills Memorial Library, McMaster University
  • Comments:
    I Preludio-Toccata
    II Preludio-Corale
    III Scherzo
    IV Aria
    V Ostinato (theme with 49 variations)
    VI Notturno
    VII Interludio
    VIII Cadenza
    IX Fuga libera a cinque voci

Editions available from the Sorabji Archive

  • Typeset edition (Alex Abercrombie), A3L. 164 pages.
    Price: £43 (paper), £15 (pdf)
    Right-click to download high resolution sample page: PDF PNG
  • Manuscript, A3L. 111 pages.
    Price: £30 (paper), £10 (pdf)
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Recordings

  • Abel Sánchez-Aguilera (piano),
    Piano Classics PCL10205 (March 2020)
    Track 1-10 (145:52)
    Track 1 I. Preludio-Toccata (15:11)
    Track 2 II. Preludio-Corale (17:27)
    Track 3 III. Scherzo (10:26)
    Track 4 IV. Aria (11:36)
    Track 5 V. Ostinato (21:50)
    Track 6 VI. Notturno (14:18)
    Track 7 VII. Interludio – Moto perpetuo (8:03)
    Track 8 VIII. Cadenza – Punta d’organo (4:23)
    Track 9 IX. Fuga libera a cinque voci (32:28)
    Track 10 IX. Coda-Stretta (10:10)

Performances

  • 16/12/1936 Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji (piano)
    Stevenson Hall, Glasgow, Scotland
    Active Society for the Propagation of Contemporary Music
  • 28/03/2015 Jeremy Chaulk (piano) [vii]
    École de Musique Schulich, Salle Clara Lichtenstein Hall, Montréal, Canada
    Marathon du piano: classe de Kyoko Hashimoto
  • 06/05/2015 Jeremy Chaulk (piano) [vii/vi/viii]
    École de Musique Schulich, Salle Tanna Schulich Hall, Montréal, Canada
    Conférence-récital de doctorat: classe de Kyoko Hashimoto
  • 13/03/2016 Donna Amato (piano)
    Alumni Concert Hall, College of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • 12/01/2019 Abel Sánchez-Aguilera (piano)
    Sala Eutherpe, Léon, Spain
  • 27/01/2019 Abel Sánchez-Aguilera (piano)
    Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, Oxford, UK
  • 14/03/2019 Abel Sánchez-Aguilera (piano)
    Conservatorio Teresa Berganza, Madrid, Spain
  • 04/10/2020 Abel Sánchez-Aguilera (piano)
    De Toonzaal, s'Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

Broadcasts etc.

  • 24/06/2020 Abel Sánchez-Aguilera (piano) [iv]
    AZPM (Arizona Public Media), Tuscon, AZ, USA [broadcast of recording]
    Classical 90.5
  • 21/07/2020 Abel Sánchez-Aguilera (piano) [ii]
    AZPM (Arizona Public Media), Tuscon, AZ, USA [broadcast of recording]
    Classical 90.5
  • 28/11/2020 Abel Sánchez-Aguilera (piano) [viii]
    RTVE Radio clásica, Madrid, Spain [broadcast of recording]
    Musica Viva
  • 31/12/2020 Abel Sánchez-Aguilera (piano) [broadcast of s’Hertogenbosch performance 041020]
    De Concertzender, Utrecht, Netherlands [broadcast of recording]
    Contemporary Music Night #77
  • 31/12/2020 Abel Sánchez-Aguilera (piano), Abel Sánchez-Aguilera (piano) [broadcast of Piano Classics recording]
    De Concertzender, Utrecht, Netherlands [broadcast of recording]
    Contemporary Music Night #77
  • 01/01/2021 Abel Sánchez-Aguilera (piano) [iii]
    AZPM (Arizona Public Media), Tucson, AZ, USA [broadcast of recording]
    Classical 90.5
  • 24/05/2021 Abel Sánchez-Aguilera (piano) [viii]
    De Concertzender, Utrecht, Netherlands [broadcast of recording]