Joseph Czapek (1825−1915)

Concert=Sonate für Piano=Forte G:dur [Concert Sonata for pianoforte in G major]


1. Andante - Tempo giusto
2. Grave
3. Moderato - Allegro moderato

  • Year of composition: The autograf is dated Göteborg [Gothenburg] 9 November, 1860
  • Work category: Piano
  • Dedication: seinem Freunde Friedrich Smetana gewidmet
  • Duration: 34 min
  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: Bedřich Smetana Museum, Prague (Národní Muzeum, České Muzeum Hudby, Muzeum Bedřicha Smetany)

Description of work

1. Andante G major 4/4 (C), Tempo giusto G major 3/4
2. Grave C minor 12/8, attacca
3. Moderato G major 4/4 (C), Allegro moderato G major alla breve

Work comment

This Sonata was dedicted to Bedřich Smetana, who lived in Gothenburg 1856-1861, working as a pianist, conductor, and piano teacher. There is, however, no indication that it was performed by Smetana.