KSS95 Piano Symphony No. 6 Symphonia Claviensis

Piece details

  • Written for: Piano
  • Date composed: 1975–76
  • Dedicatee: Alistair Hinton
  • Approximate duration (minutes): 285
  • Manuscript pages: 270
  • Manuscript location: Sorabji Archive
  • Comments: The work was originally called Symphonia Magna but Sorabji changed the name in the course of the composition.
    PRIMA PARTE
    i. Introito. Intrecciata. Interludio fugato. Coda-epilogo
    SECONDA PARTE
    ii. Preludio. Interludio placido. Animato quasi scherzo. Moto perpetuo. Ostinato
    iii. Quasi adagio. Toccata-quasi cadenza
    iv. Quasi Alkan
    TERZA PARTE
    v. Arabesque-nocturne
    vi. Quasi fuga
    vii. Cooda-epilogo

Editions available from the Sorabji Archive

  • Typeset edition (Alex Abercrombie, Jonathan Powell), A3L. 272 pages.
    Price: £70 (paper), £20 (pdf)
    Right-click to download high resolution sample page: PDF PNG
  • Manuscript, A3L. 270 pages.
    Price: £65 (paper), £20 (pdf)
    Right-click to download high resolution sample page: PDF PNG

Not yet recorded

Performances

  • 27/10/2013 Jonathan Powell (piano)
    De Toonzaal, s'Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
    (12.30pm)
  • 02/11/2013 Jonathan Powell (piano)
    Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, Oxford, UK
    (2.30pm)

Broadcasts etc.

  • 14/08/2014 Jonathan Powell (piano)
    De Concertzender, , Netherlands [broadcast]
  • 21/08/2014 Jonathan Powell (piano)
    De Concertzender, , Netherlands [repeat broadcast]