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Violin Sonata: Description

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A violin sonata is a musical composition for violin, which is nearly always accompanied by a piano or other keyboard instrument, or by figured bass in the Baroque period.

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A

  • Lera Auerbach
    • Sonata No. 1 for violin and piano (Skorski)
    • Sonata No. 2 "September 11" for violin and piano (Skorski)

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D

E

  • George Enescu
    • Violin Sonata fragment Torso
    • Violin Sonata No. 1 in D major, Op. 2
    • Violin Sonata No. 2 in F minor, Op. 6
    • Violin Sonata No. 3 on Popular Romanian themes in A minor, Op. 25

F

  • Gabriel Fauré
    • Violin Sonata No. 1 in A major, Op. 13
    • Violin Sonata No. 2 in E minor, Op. 108
  • Leonid Feigin
    • Violin Sonata No. 1 (1963)
    • Violin Sonata No. 2 (1981)
  • Zdeněk Fibich
    • Violin Sonata in D major
    • Violin Sonatina in D minor, Op. 27

G

  • Niels Wilhelm Gade
    • three sonatas — Op. 6 in A, Op. 21 in D minor, Op. 59 in B-flat major
  • Joseph Gibbs
    • Eight solos (sonatas) for the violin and a thorough bass, 1748
  • Benjamin Godard
    • Four violin sonatas (No. 1, Op. 1; No. 2, Op. 2; No. 3 in D minor, Op. 9; No. 4 in A-flat major, Op. 12)[7][8][9]
  • Edvard Grieg
    • Three sonatas:
      • Violin Sonata No. 1 in F major, Op. 8
      • Violin Sonata No. 2 in G major, Op. 13
      • Violin Sonata No. 3 in C minor, Op. 45
  • Hans Gál
    • Violin Sonata, Op. 17 (also at least one other) ([18])

H

  • George Frideric Handel
    • several violin sonatas. Some are published as his Op. 1 but possibly of varying authenticity.
  • Vagn Holmboe
    • Violin Sonata No. 1, M. 82, 1935
    • Violin Sonata No. 2, M. 112, 1939
    • Violin Sonata No. 3, M. 227, 1965

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J

K

  • Ernst Krenek
    • Violin Sonata in F-sharp major, Op. 3 (1919)
    • 6 sonatinas for violin and piano (without Op. number 61. 1921)
    • Violin Sonata No. 2, Op. 99 (1945)
    • two sonatas for solo violin (Op. 33, 1925 and Op. 115, 1948) [11]

L

  • Jean-Marie Leclair
    • violin sonatas (at least Opp. 1, 2, 5, and 9 are sets of sonatas, some alternately for flute) [12]

M

  • Nikolai Medtner
    • Violin Sonata No. 1 in B minor, Op. 21
    • Violin Sonata No. 2 in G major, Op. 44
    • Violin Sonata No. 3 Epic in E minor, Op. 57
  • Darius Milhaud
    • at least two violin sonatas with piano, and one with harpsichord

N

  • Carl Nielsen
    • early sonatas
    • Violin Sonata in A major, Op. 9
    • Violin Sonata in G minor/C major, Op. 35

O

P

  • Quincy Porter
    • two violin sonatas (and a No. 0 posthumously published)

R

  • Joachim Raff
    • five violin sonatas (Op. 73 in E minor, Op. 78 in A major, Op. 128 in D major, Op. 129 in one movement in G minor Chromatische and Op. 145 in C minor)
  • Max Reger
    • 9 violin sonatas with piano, several unaccompanied (four in op 42, seven in op 91)
      • Violin Sonata No. 1 in D minor, Op. 1
      • Violin Sonata No. 2 in D major, Op. 3
      • Violin Sonata No. 3 in A major, Op. 41
      • Violin Sonata No. 4 in C major, Op. 72 (gave rise to a scandal at its premiere with a work by Ludwig Thuille)
      • Violin Sonata No. 5 in F-sharp minor, Op. 84
      • Violin Sonata No. 6 in D minor, Op. 103b/1
      • Violin Sonata No. 7 in A major, Op. 103b/2
      • Violin Sonata No. 8 in E minor, Op. 122
      • Violin Sonata No. 9 in C minor, Op. 139
      • (violin version of the clarinet sonata in B-flat major, Op. 107 sometimes included, and the sonatas Op. 103b are sometimes not.)
  • Josef Rheinberger
    • Violin Sonata in E-flat major, Op. 77 (1874)
    • Violin Sonata in E minor, Op. 105 (1877)
  • Guy Ropartz
    • several violin sonatas : No. 1 in D minor (1907), No. 2 in E major (1917), No. 3 in A major (1927) [16]
  • Albert Roussel
    • Violin Sonata No. 1 in D minor, Op. 11
    • Violin Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 28
  • Edmund Rubbra
    • Violin Sonata No. 1, Op. 11 (1925)
    • Violin Sonata No. 2, Op. 31 (1931)
    • Violin Sonata No. 3, Op. 133 (premiered 1968)
  • Anton Rubinstein
    • Violin Sonata in G major, Op. 13
    • Violin Sonata in A minor, Op. 19
    • Violin Sonata in B minor, Op. 98

S

  • Camille Saint-Saëns
    • Violin Sonata in D minor, Op. 75 (1885)
    • Violin Sonata in E flat major, Op. 102 (1896)
  • Othmar Schoeck
    • Violin Sonata, Op. 16
    • Violin Sonata, Op. 46
    • Violin Sonata, WoO 22 (information from a recent Claves CD release informational listing [29])
  • Franz Schubert
    • Violin Sonatinas in D major, A minor, G minor
    • Violin Sonata in A major
  • Ethel Smyth
    • Violin Sonata in A minor, Op. 7 (published 1887) (Not mentioned in the list of works linked to in the article but recorded on Troubadisc [18] and noted in published articles- Dale's in Oct. 1949 Music & Letters.)
  • Charles Villiers Stanford
    • Violin Sonata No. 1 in D, Op. 11, 1877? (notes for another recording give 1880)
    • Violin Sonata No. 2 in A, Op. 70, 1898 [19]
    • Violin Sonata No. 3, Op. 165, 1919

T

  • Germaine Tailleferre
    • two violin sonatas (first from 1921; the second, from 1951 a transcription of her violin concerto [20])

V

  • Giovanni Battista Viotti
    • Six published sonatas for violin and bass, Op. 4 (about 1788), six without Opus number. (Recorded on Dynamic S2002-4)
  • Antonio Vivaldi
    • Twelve sonatas (Op. 2), six sonatas (Op. 5) and other various, such as the recently (1970s) discovered 'Manchester Sonatas'. Also the Op. 1 twelve sonatas, though these are for two violins and technically are trio sonatas.

W

  • Herman Whitfield III
    • Violin Sonata No. 1 (2003)
    • Violin Sonata No. 2 (2008)
    • Violin Sonata No. 3 (2010)
  • Charles-Marie Widor
    • Violin Sonata No. 1, Op. 50 ("sonata for piano and violin", 1881)
    • Violin Sonata No. 2, Op. 79 (1907 rev. 1937) ([31])

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