Violin Sonata in A

The Sonata in A for Violin and Piano is one of Franck's best known compositions, and considered one of the finests sonatas. It is an amalgam of his rich native harmonic language with the classical traditions he held in high value. Written in 1886 as a wedding present to violinist Eugène Ysaÿe, it was shown to him the very morning of his wedding and, after a hurried rehearsal with pianist Léontine Bordes-Pène, played to the wedding guests. Ysaÿe kept the Violin Sonata in his repertoire for the next 40 years of ... more

This piece contains the following parts:

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Violin Sonata in A - I. Allegretto ben moderato
Violin Sonata in A - II. Allegro molto
Violin Sonata in A - III. Recitativo-Fantasia: Ben moderato
Violin Sonata in A - IV. Allegretto poco mosso
Franck - Violin Sonata

César Franck

César-Auguste-Jean-Guillaume-Hubert Franck was a composer, pianist, organist, and music teacher who worked in Paris during his adult life. He was born in ...
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