Violin Sonata No.1 (Ravel, Maurice)



Sheet Music

Scores and Parts

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Douwe Ziel (2010/9/6)

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Music Addict (2018/5/1)

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Editor Arbie Orenstein (1937-)
First edition
Publisher. Info. Paris: Editions Salabert, 1975. Plate EAS 17226.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Viola and Piano (Fine)

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Elainefine (2017/5/8)

Arranger Elaine Fine (b. 1959)
Publisher. Info. Elaine Fine, 2017.
Misc. Notes In this transcription for viola the piano part does not need to be altered.
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General Information

Work Title Violin Sonata No.1
Alternative. Title Sonate posthume pour Violon et Piano
Composer Ravel, Maurice
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. M.12
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IMR 57
Key A minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1897 April
First Performance. 1897?
First Publication. 1975
Dedication Probably Paul Oberdoerffer (1874-1941) (belatedly in 1929)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 15 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation violin, piano
External Links (claims dedication and performance by Enesco)
Hyperion Records (evidence of belated dedication to Oberdoerffer, and that the latter may have premiered the work with Ravel)

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Dedicated belatedly in 1929 to Paul Oberdoerffer, it seems, who may have premiered the work (unless the note mentioned @ Hyperion link concerns a lost sonata with a similar opening.)