Sonata for 2 Violins (Ysaÿe, Eugène)

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Publisher. Info. Brussels: Éditions Ysaÿe, 1967.
Misc. Notes A reprint of the 1915 autograph manuscript.
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General Information

Work Title Sonata for 2 Violins
Alternative. Title
Composer Ysaÿe, Eugène
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEY 20
Key A minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements:
  1. Poco lento, maestoso - Allegro fermo
  2. Allegretto poco lento
  3. Finale. Allegro vivo e con fuoco
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1915 April, London
First Publication. 1967
Dedication Queen Elisabeth of Belgium
Average DurationAvg. Duration 20-30 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation 2 violins
External Links All Music Guide

Misc. Comments

first published in 1967 by Editions Ysaÿe, then in 2004 (in what the writers for Naxos Records, in the notes to their new recording, describe as a very inaccurate edition) by Ries & Erler.