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Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Cello

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  • Composer: Maurice Ravel
  • Editor: Ulrich Krämer
  • Fingerings: Frank Peter Zimmermann, Christian Poltéra
  • Instrumentation: Violin, Cello
  • ISMN: 979-020181070-6
  • Size: 10.0 x 12.8 inches
  • Pages: 89
  • Urtext / Critical Edition


At the first performances of this sonata, composed between 1920 and 1922, even close friends of the composer were perturbed: Following the intoxicating sounds of La Valse, the smaller scoring and modern musical language of the sonata were a shock. Yet this pioneering work has now become a permanent fixture on the concert stage.

Includes two performance scores in which the other instrument's part is also given. Both parts are included in a marked and an unmarked version.