Piano Sonata no. 21 in Bb, D. 960

The 21th piano sonata, D. 960, by F. Schubert, was the last piano sonata he wrote. Finished, toghether with the other two late sonatas, in 1828 -the year of his death, this work was not published until 1839. Like the rest of Schubert's sonatas, they were neglected by the end of the 19th century, just to be taken into consideration again in the late 20th century. One of the reasons for this seems to be their dismissal as structurally and dramatically inferior to the sonatas of Beethoven. In fact, the last ... more

This piece contains the following parts:

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D. 960 - I. Molto moderato
D. 960 - II. Andante sostenuto
D. 960 - III. Scherzo: Allegro vivace con delicatezza
D. 960 - IV. Allegro ma non troppo
Composer Form Instrument Period
Franz Schubert Sonata Piano Romantic

Franz Schubert

Franz Peter Schubert was an Austrian composer. Although he died at an early age, Schubert was tremendously prolific. He wrote some 600 ...
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