Violin Sonata, Op.10 (Foerster, Josef Bohuslav)

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Sheet Music

Scores and Parts

PDF scanned by CDN-Lu
Schalltrichter (2015/6/15)

Editor First edition ?
Engraver Vienna: Josef Eberle & Co.
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, n.d.(1910). Plate U.E. 2655.
Misc. Notes From the Drs. Whitby Music Collection at the University of Western Ontario.
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General Information

Work Title Violin Sonata
Alternative. Title Violin Sonata No.1
Composer Foerster, Josef Bohuslav
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.10
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJF 7
Key B minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
  1. Allegro ( = 176)
  2. Andante sostenuto ( = 72)
  3. Allegro con brio ( = 176)
  4. Allegro ma non troppo ( = 120) (more of an Allegro ma non troppo - Andante - Presto.)
First Publication. 1910?
Average DurationAvg. Duration 20 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation violin, piano
Discography All Music Guide

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First of at least two sonatas (Sonata op.10; sonata quasi fantasia op.177) by Foerster. There is a 2-CD set of his violin music including several other works (Ballade, Impromptus, another Fantasia (Op.128), Prinzessin Gänseblümchen suite, Zbiroh suite (for viola, arranged)...) as well (very, very easily found via Google, elsewhere...)

AMG (or their source!) is mistaken and includes the final movement of the sonata in the next work, the Princess suite.