[Rus., sonata]

The Russian term for sonata. The term has been used by composers outside of Russia, especially if the composition has characteristics of Russian music. Niccolo Pagannini used this as a subtitle for his composition with a Russian character as well as Nicolas Medtner with his Violin Sonata No. 2 in G, Op. 44.

See also [Eng.] sonata; [Fr.] sonate (f); [Ger.] Sonate (f); [It.] sonata (f); [Sp.] sonata (f); [Rus.] cohata.

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