Cello Sonata No.4, Op.102 No.1 (Beethoven, Ludwig van)

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Arranger Hugo Ulrich (1827-1872)
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General Information

Work Title Cello Sonata No.4
Alternative. Title Freje (free) Sonate
Composer Beethoven, Ludwig van
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.102 No.1
Key C major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 movements
I. Andante – Allegro vivace
II. Adagio – Allegro vivace
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1815
First Publication. 1816 - Bonn: Simrock
Dedication Countess Marie Erdödy
Average DurationAvg. Duration 15 minutes ca.
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Cello, Piano
External Links Wikipedia article on Sonatas 4 and 5
All Music Guide
RISM 464000127 (autograph, Berlin Library SBB. See description at RISM which seems to express some doubt about what the date 1815 gegen ende Juli on the autograph applies to, though.)

Misc. Comments

Published by 1816 December, according to a letter from Beethoven to Zmeskall from 1-20-1817.

See Also
List of Compositions Featuring the Cello
Duo Sonatas by Ludwig van Beethoven