Piano Sonata No.24, Op.61 'Élégie Harmonique' (Dussek, Jan Ladislav)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.(ca.1807). Plate 456.
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Publisher. Info. Stuttgart: Cotta, No.321, 1878. Plate 49.
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The Breitkopf edition has G-sharp at 1st note of meas. 47 and 147, r.h.

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Publisher. Info. Prague: SNKLHU, 1963. Plate H 3756.
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General Information

Work Title Piano Sonata No.24, Op.61
Alternative. Title Elégie Harmonique sur la mort de son Altesse Royale le Prince Louis Ferdinand de Prusse
Composer Dussek, Jan Ladislav
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.61
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1806
First Publication. 1807 ca.
Dedication Prince de Lobkowitz, duc de Raudnitz
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Piano


Misc. Comments

According to Johannes Gebauer's notes to the Camesina-Quartett's recording of the 3 String Quartets, Op.60 composed earlier the same year (1806), Dussek inscribed his Élégie Harmonique as follows -

Son Altesse Royale le Prince Louis Ferdinand de Prusse a été tué a l'affaire Saalfeld le 10 october 1806. L'auteur, qui a eu le bonheur de jouir du commerce très intime de S.A.R., ne l'a quitté qu'au moment, ou il a versé son précieux sang pour sa patrie. (Schissel)

Published by Breitkopf und Härtel ca.1806 (?) ; by Pleyel probably in 1807 (Journal typographique et bibliographique (etc.), Dixième Année, No. XXXII, 12 Octobre 1807 issue, volume 10, p.244.) Breitkopf edition mentioned and reviewed in AMZ, no.47, 19 August 1807, pages 742–747.

Sigismond Neukomm later himself in turn wrote a "élégie harmonique sur la mort de J. l. Dussek" (published by Breitkopf in 1813.)