Violin Sonata in A, Cello arr.

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

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RecordingSonata for Cello and Piano - I. Allegretto ben moderato
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RecordingSonata for Cello and Piano - II. Allegro
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RecordingSonata for Cello and Piano - III. Recitativo- Fantasia. Ben moderato
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RecordingSonata for Cello and Piano - IV. Allegretto poco mosso
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