G. Henle Verlag

HN1070

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.