6 Cello Sonatas, Op.4 (Duport, Jean-Pierre)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Imbault, n.d. Plate 393.
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General Information

Work Title 6 Cello Sonatas
Alternative. Title Six Sonates pour le Violoncelle
Composer Duport, Jean-Pierre
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.4
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 sonatas
  • 1. Sonata in D major
Allegro, Adagio, Andante con Variations
  • 2. Sonata in E minor
Allegro, Adagio, Allegretto
  • 3. Sonata in C major
Allegro, Adagio, Rondo (minore)
  • 4. Sonata in F major
Allegro, Adagio, Rondo (Allegretto), Minuetto, Allegro
  • 5. Sonata in A major
Allegro, Adagio, Presto
(Final movement also appears as Exercise No.10 in Jean-Louis Duport's Essai sur le doigté du violoncelle, et sur la conduite de l'archet)
  • 6. Sonata in D major
Allegro, Andante, Minuetto con Variationi
First Publication. 1789
Dedication Friedrich Wilhelm II of Prussia
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation 2 cellos
Extra Information Not to be confused with his brother's Op.4 sonatas, also dedicated to the Prussian King.