Sonata for Flute and Piano by Samuel Zyman
I. Allegro assai
II. Lento e molto espressivo
This 2009 edition includes metronome-marking revisions within Movement I that were not included in previous printings.
Commissioned by flutist Marisa Canales and first published in 1997, the Sonata for Flute and Piano is Mexican-born composer Samuel Zyman’s (b.1956) best known composition. A work that has entered the standard repertoire for flute, Zyman’s Sonata is frequently performed all over the world and has been commercially recorded and posted on Youtube numerous times. The Sonata is often included in graduation recital programs and has been used as a recommended or required piece at national and international flute competitions and as a topic for doctoral dissertations.