Definition of sonatina in English:
A simple or short sonata.
- Sonatina of the High Seas is an attractive, intermediate-level work that provides a good introduction to technical, formal and musical elements typical of the sonatina.
- Although Kuhlau wrote an extensive number of ambitious sonatas and variations, his piano music has become practically synonymous with his sonatinas.
- Her recording of the clarinet sonatina handily beats de Peyer's, the only other one I know.