Piano Sonata No. 2 was composed during the concluding portion of 2001 for Wendy T. Young of Virginia Beach, Virginia. Several moods are projected in this work: an opening movement is joyous, the slow movement is pensive, and a concluding movement is majestic.
Harvey J. Stokes
Duration of movements:
I. Giocoso: ca. 5′ 49″
II. Semplice: ca. 6′ 05″
III. Maestoso: ca. 6′ 30″
Total Duration: ca. 18′ 24″
Performed 11/25/01 by Wendy Young, piano in Virginia Beach, Va. at the Virginia Chapter of National Association of Composers, USA conference.
Performed 10/12/02 by Clinton Adams at the 2002 Region III Society of Composers Conference in Baltimore, Maryland.
Performed 4/24/04 by Wendy Young, piano in Williamsburg, Va. at the Virginia Chapter of National Association of Composers, USA conference.
The work is published by Seesaw/Subito Music of Verona, New Jersey.