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FAURÉ: Sonata in d minor op. 109

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For Violoncello and Piano.

Description

For Violoncello and Piano.


What Henle writes about the work:

“Immediately after finishing his second Violin Sonata op. 108, Fauré started work on a sonata for cello and piano in early 1917, thus realising a long-conceived plan. In their predisposition and attitude, both works are very closely related. In the cello sonata, a sombre, dramatic opening movement is also followed by a calm, relaxed slow middle movement and a graceful finale. The critical response to the first performances was subdued, but on account of increasing interest in Fauré’s complete late chamber music, this sonata has recently been rediscovered as a substantial part of his oeuvre. The Henle Urtext edition constitutes the first critical edition of this work. David Geringas, a master of his craft, supplied the markings in the cello part.”

Additional information

Weight 130 g
Dimensions 31.1 × 23.7 × 0.1 cm
Ensemble

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