Cello Sonata, Op. 36

Grieg composed his largest chamber work, the Cello Sonata in Am, Op. 36,  in 1882, marking a return to composition following a period when he had been preoccupied with his conducting duties at the Bergen Symphony Orchestra as well as illness. Grieg dedicated the piece to his brother, John, an amateur cellist. Ludwig Grützmacher premièred the work with Grieg at the piano on 22 October 1883 in Dresden. The work takes approximately 26 minutes to perform. Gary Karr arranged the sonata as a double bass concerto on his album Virtuoso Double Bass.

About this Piece

Advertisements

Sheet Music

Title Preview Favorite Download
Sheet Music Cello Sonata, Op.36 - Cello and Piano Score Preview Favorite Download
Sheet Music Cello Sonata, Op.36 - Cello and Piano Score I. Allegro agitato II. Andante molto tranquillo Preview Favorite Download
Sheet Music Cello Sonata, Op.36 - Cello and Piano Score, Solo Part Preview Favorite Download
Sheet Music Cello Sonata, Op.36 - I. Allegro Agetato, Solo Part Preview Favorite Download
Sheet Music Cello Sonata, Op.36 - III. Allegro Preview Favorite Download
Sheet Music I. Allegro agitatoII. Andante molto tranquillo Preview Favorite Download
Sheet Music III. Allegro Preview Favorite Download
Sheet Music I. Allegro agitato, Solo part Preview Favorite Download
Sheet Music Complete Score and Part Preview Favorite Download

Music recordings

Title Performer Preview Favorite License Download
Recording Grieg Edvard - Cello Sonata, A Minor, Op.36 - I. Allegro agitato a Favorite Download
Recording Grieg Edvard - Cello Sonata, A Minor, Op.36 - II. Andante molto tranquillo a Favorite Download
Recording Grieg Edvard - Cello Sonata, A Minor, Op.36 - II. Andante molto tranquillo b Favorite Download
Recording Grieg Edvard - Cello Sonata, A Minor, Op.36 - III. Allegro molto e marcato Favorite Download

Samples

Questions

There are no questions yet.