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William Alwyn Archive

1934 - click on Musical works to navigate around Alwyn's music


 

Sonata for oboe and piano
1. Moderato e grazioso -- 2. Andantino -- 3. Allegro (quasi valse tempo)—Coda (Meno mosso e semplice)
Dedication : "To Helen Gaskell"
Recorded by Nicholas Daniel and Julius Drake on William Alwyn Chamber music 2. Chandos CHAN 9197. Recorded in the Faculty of Music Concert Hall, West Road, Cambridge, 19-23 August 1992. For further details see Chandos
Also recorded by John Mack and Liz DeMio. Recorded at the Central Church of the Nazarene, San Jose, California. For further details see The Missy Belton Memorial Music Fund
Archive has autograph score in ink. Bound, signed and dated "London January 1934." There is an additional manuscript at the British Library in the Leon Goossens' collection dated "21 February 1926"
MS.Alwyn.1.3O.2.
The oboe sonata was adapted from the earlier Sonatina for piano and orchestra, see Alwyn Archive 1933, MS.Alwyn.1.2.45 (Sonatina sketches)
 

With rue my heart is laden
For voice and piano
Words by A.E. Housman
Archive has autograph score in ink, signed and dated "Durban, P.Q., 1934" (probably Mont D'Urban, Province of Quebec)
Also includes pencil sketches for an unidentified piano work
MS.Alwyn.1.4.50