Piano Music

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Piano Sonata No 2 (2010) 14 mins

Dedicated to Juan Montoya This two movement sonata climaxes with a hymn-like meditation Duration c. 14 minutes

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Piano Sonata No. 3 (2014) 16 mins

Dedicated to Celia Duffy This three-movement sonata was composed for a former lecturer at Goldsmiths’ College, London University who had a significant influence on the composer during his formative education and remained a friend and inspiration through the intervening years. Celia Duffy is also the dedicatee of Patrick Jonathan’s First Symphony. Duration c. 16 minutes

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Piano Sonata No 1 (2007) 12 mins

Dedicated to Rustem Hayroudinoff This thematically integrated sonata compresses the four movements of a traditional sonata into a continuous, single movement structure. Duration c. 12 minutes

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24 Preludes (2009/2010) 40 mins

for piano solo Dedicated to Rustem Hayroudinoff (arranged from 24 Preludes in 3 Movements) While having dinner with Rustem Hayroudinoff in London in 2009, Patrick proposed composing a set of Etudes or Preludes. Rustem suggested following the Prelude route as it opened up an endless vista of possibilities – a prelude can, really, be anything. […]

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Sonatine (2012) 8 mins

for piano solo Dedicated to Charlotte Jonathan This sonatine was composed for Patrick Jonathan’s niece, Charlotte. The stylistic differences between the three different movements reflect the repertoire that Charlotte played for Patrick the first time he heard her play. Duration: c. 8 minutes

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Cradle Song (2014) 3 min 30 sec

Dedicated to Florian Hayroudinoff This was composed to celebrate the birth of Rustem Hayroudinoff’s first child. Duration c. 3 minutes and 30 seconds

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Lou’s Canon (2017) 3 mins

Dedicated to Lou Forestieri A fun, brief, swinging, jazz-inflected canon for solo piano, written for Patrick Jonathan’s great friend, the legendary jazz pianist, Lou Forestieri Duration c. 3 mins

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