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

This piece contains the following parts:

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

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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