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A violin sonata is a musical composition for solo violin, often (but not always) accompanied by a piano or other keyboard instrument, or by figured bass in the Baroque. The violin is a stringed musical instrument that has four strings tuned a perfect fifth apart. ... This article is about the modern musical instrument. ... Figured bass, or thoroughbass, is a kind of integer musical notation used to indicate intervals, chords, and nonchord tones, in relation to a bass note. ... Baroque music is Western classical music from the Baroque era, after the Renaissance music era and before the Classical music era proper. ...


Some violin sonatas, notably those by Mozart, Beethoven, and César Franck, are primarily piano works with the violin playing a lesser role. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (January 27, 1756 – December 5, 1791) was one of the most significant and influential of all composers of Western classical music. ... Ludwig van Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven (baptized December 17, 1770 – March 26, 1827) was a German composer of Classical music, the predominant musical figure in the transitional period between the Classical and Romantic eras. ... César-Auguste-Jean-Guillaume-Hubert Franck (December 10, 1822 – November 8, 1890) was a composer and organist. ...


List of Violin sonatas

  • Kurt Atterberg
    • sonata (for violin, cello, viola or horn, with piano) op. 27 in B minor (1925) ([1])
  • Lera Auerbach
    • Sonata No. 1 for violin and piano (Sikorski)
    • Sonata No. 2 "September 11" for violin and piano (Sikorski)
  • Grażyna Bacewicz
    • five violin sonatas with piano
    • two solo sonatas
  • Johann Christian Bach
    • nine (opus 10 and opus 20), also several flute sonatas that can be played with violin
  • Johann Sebastian Bach
    • 3 solo sonatas (and 3 partitas)
    • 6 violin sonatas with keyboard (also 3 with continuo)
  • Béla Bartók
    • Early sonata for violin and piano
    • Sonata no. 1 for violin and piano, 1921
    • Sonata no. 2 for violin and piano, 1922
    • Sonata for unaccompanied violin, 1943
  • Arnold Bax
    • Violin Sonata in G minor (1901) (recently recorded on ASV but a rarity) ([2])
    • Sonata No. 1 in E, first version 1920/1, revised 1945 ([3], [4])
    • Sonata No. 2 in D, 1915/1921 ([5])
    • Sonata No. 3 in G minor, 1927 ([6])
    • Sonata in F (alternate version of his Nonet) 1940 ([7])
  • Ernest Bloch
    • violin sonata no. 1, 1920
    • violin sonata no. 2 Poeme Mystique, 1924
  • Johannes Brahms
    • (sonata scherzo in C minor, for the F-A-E sonata collaborative sonata undertaken by Dietrich, Schumann and Brahms - 1853)
    • (early A minor sonata, lost, reported by Remenyi)
    • violin sonata #1 in G, Rain Sonata op. 78, 1878–9
    • violin sonata #2 in A, Thun op. 100, 1886
    • violin sonata #3 in D minor, op. 108, 1886–8
  • Ferruccio Busoni
    • violin sonata (early) in C, 1876 ([8])
    • violin sonata op. 29 in E minor, 1890
    • violin sonata op. 36a in E minor, 1898
  • Frederick Delius
    • violin sonata published posth., 1892 ([11])
    • violin sonata no. 1, 1914
    • violin sonata no. 2, 1923
    • violin sonata no. 3, 1930 ([12], [13])
  • Ernő Dohnányi
    • violin sonata op. 21 in C-sharp minor 1913? ([15])
  • Antonín Dvořák
    • violin sonata op. 57 in F, 1880
    • violin sonatina op. 100 in G, 1893 ([16])
  • George Enescu
    • violin sonata fragment Torso
    • violin sonata #1 op. 2 in D
    • violin sonata #2 op. 6 in F minor
    • violin sonata #3 on Popular Romanian themes op. 25 in A minor
  • Gabriel Fauré
    • violin sonata #1 op. 13 in A
    • violin sonata #2 op. 108 in E minor
  • Zdeněk Fibich
    • violin sonata in D
    • violin sonatina, op. 27
  • Josef Bohuslav Foerster
    • sonata quasi fantasia
  • Edvard Grieg
    • violin sonata #1 op. 8 in F
    • violin sonata #2 op. 13 in G
    • violin sonata #3 op. 45 in C minor
  • Hans Gál
    • violin sonata op. 17 (also at least one other) ([18])
  • Vagn Holmboe
    • violin sonata #1, M. 82, 1935
    • violin sonata #2, M. 112, 1939
    • violin sonata #3, M. 227, 1965
  • Herbert Howells
    • three violin sonatas
  • John Ireland
    • Ireland Violin Sonata No. 1 (D minor) (1909)
    • Ireland Violin Sonata No. 2 (A minor) (1917)
  • Leoš Janáček
    • violin sonata
  • Ernst Krenek
    • violin sonata in F-sharp
    • two sonatas for solo violin
  • Bohuslav Martinů
    • violin sonatas 1, 2, 3
  • Nikolai Medtner
    • violin sonata #1 op. 21 in B minor
    • violin sonata #2 op. 44 in G
    • violin sonata #3 Epic op. 57 in E minor
  • Felix Mendelssohn
    • violin sonata in F
    • violin sonata op. 4 in F minor
    • violin sonata in F, 1838
  • Darius Milhaud
    • at least two violin sonatas with piano, and one with harpsichord
  • Carl Nielsen
    • early sonatas
    • violin sonata op. 9 in A
    • violin sonata op. 35 in G minor/C
  • Vítězslav Novák
    • violin sonata in D minor
  • Sergei Prokofiev
    • sonata for two violins op. 56 in C
    • violin sonata #1 op. 80 in F minor
    • violin sonata #2 op. 94 in D (transcribed from flute sonata)
    • sonata op. 115 for solo violin in D (also can be played by massed unison ensemble.)
  • Joachim Raff
    • five violin sonatas (op. 73 in E minor, op. 78 in A, op. 128 in D, 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 #1 op. 1 in D minor
      • violin sonata #2 op. 3 in D
      • violin sonata #3 op. 41 in A
      • violin sonata #4 op. 72 in C (gave rise to a scandal at its premiere with a work by Ludwig Thuille)
      • violin sonata #5 op. 84 in F-sharp minor
      • violin sonata #6 op. 103b/1 in D minor
      • violin sonata #7 op. 103b/2 in A
      • violin sonata #8 op. 122 in E minor
      • violin sonata #9 op. 139 in C minor
      • (violin version of the clarinet sonata op. 107 in B-flat sometimes included, and the sonatas op. 103b are sometimes not.)
  • Josef Rheinberger
    • violin sonata op. 77 in E-flat (1874)
    • violin sonata op. 105 in E minor (1877)
  • Albert Roussel
    • violin sonata #1 op. 11 in D minor
    • violin sonata #2 op. 28 in A
  • Joseph Guy Ropartz
    • several violin sonatas : #1 in D minor, #2 in E, #3 in A
  • Edmund Rubbra
    • violin sonata #1 op. 11
    • violin sonata #2 op. 31
    • violin sonata #3 op. 133
  • Anton Rubinstein
    • violin sonata op. 13 in G
    • violin sonata op. 19 in A minor
    • violin sonata op. 98 in B minor
  • Camille Saint-Saëns
    • violin sonata op. 75 in D minor (1885)
    • violin sonata op. 102 in E flat (1896)
  • Othmar Schoeck
    • violin sonata op. 16
    • violin sonata op. 46
    • violin sonata WoO 22 (information from a recent Claves CD release informational listing [20])
  • Franz Schubert
    • violin sonatinas in D, A minor, G minor
    • violin sonata in A
  • Robert Schumann
    • violin sonata #1 op. 105 in A minor (1851)
    • violin sonata #2 op. 121 in D minor (1851)
    • collaboration with Brahms and Albert Dietrich in F-A-E sonata for Joseph Joachim (1853)
    • violin sonata #3 in A minor — third and fourth movements from the F-A-E sonata (1853)
  • Eduard Tubin
    • Violin sonata no. 1 (1936)
    • Violin sonata no. 2 in Phrygian key (1949)
    • Solo violin sonata (1962) ([21])
  • Moisei Vainberg
    • a violin sonatina, five sonatas with piano, and three solo sonatas
  • Charles-Marie Widor
    • two violin sonatas - #1 opus 50 ("sonata for piano and violin", 1881), #2 opus 79 (1907 rev. 1937) ([22])

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Béla Viktor János Bartók (March 25, 1881 – September 26, 1945) was a composer, pianist and collector of East European folk music. ... Arnold Edward Trevor Bax (November 8, 1883 - October 3, 1953), composer, was born in Streatham, London, to prosperous upper-middle-class parents. ... Ludwig van Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven (baptized December 17, 1770; died March 26, 1827) was a German composer of classical music, who predominantly lived in Vienna, Austria. ... // Beethoven works, by genre Symphonies Opus 21: Symphony No. ... The Violin Sonata No. ... The Violin Sonata No. ... Kreutzer Sonata is the name of three different works of art. ... See also Ernst Bloch the philosopher. ... Johannes Brahms (May 7, 1833 – April 3, 1897) was a German composer of Romantic music, who predominantly lived in Vienna, Austria. ... Frank Bridge (February 26, 1879 – January 10, 1941) was an English composer. ... 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Violin sonata - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (583 words)
A violin sonata is a musical composition for solo violin, often (but not always) accompanied by a piano or other keyboard instrument, or by figured bass in the Baroque.
sonata (for violin, cello, viola or horn, with piano) op.
sonatas for violin with continuo from opus 6 and opus 8
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A sonata for violin, in some works solo, in some works accompanied typically but not always by a keyboard instrument.
The earliest violin sonatas date from the baroque era and typically used the violin either solo or paired with a continuo accompaniment.
The number of composers who have written for the violin and piano duo is too large to give a proper account of — it almost seems that as many have contributed to the genre as to the string quartet.
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