Violin Sonata in G major, CNW 62 (Nielsen, Carl)

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Editor Lisbeth Ahlgren Jensen
Lisbeth Larsen
Publisher. Info. Vaerker, Series IV, No.1
Copenhagen: Carl Nielsen Udgaven / Kongelige Bibliotek, 2009.
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General Information

Work Title Sonata for Violin and Piano
Alternative. Title Sonate for violin og klaver
Composer Nielsen, Carl
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. CNW 62
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICN 222
Key G major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements
  1. Allegro (G major)
  2. Andante grazioso (D major)
  3. Scherzo (G major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1881
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation violin, piano
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The sonata for violin and piano in G major is presumably one of Nielsen's earliest compositions. No public performances are known, but it seems that the sonata was performed by Nielsen and a fellow-musician, Olfert Jespersen, at a private event presumably shortly after its composition.