Date of Award
Master of Music (MMUS)
Dr. James Johnson
Haydn's piano sonatas comprise a body of music which contains technical and stylistic demands designed to challenge intermediate piano students as well as advanced performers. This paper will address the historical background of the Sonata No. 59, including biographical information of Haydn's employment at the Esterhazy estate. Special attention to sonata form and performance practices of Sonata No. 59 will be included in this study.
Bond, Julie Ann, "Haydn's ladies' sonatas and a detailed look at Sonata no 59 in E-flat major (HOB XVI: no 49)" (1998). Student Work. 2829.