Violin Sonata, Op.19 (Ries, Ferdinand)



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Publisher. Info. Milan: G. Ricordi, n.d.(ca.1821). Plate 747.
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Work Title Violin Sonata
Alternative. Title Grand Sonata in F minor for Violin and Piano
Composer Ries, Ferdinand
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.19
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFR 126
Key F minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements
I. Largo espressivo - Allegro agitato
II. Andante
III. Allegro
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1810, Bonn
First Publication. 1810 – Bonn: N. Simrock (plate 747) / Paris: Imbault
Dedication Composée et dediée à ses amis (Franz Christian) Kirchhoffer et Ludwig Wilhelm Maurer
Average DurationAvg. Duration 20 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation violin, piano
External Links Naxos
Announcement of publication in Les Tablettes de Polymnie: journal consacré... , v.2 (Feb., 1811), p.288
Announcement of publication in Allgemeine musikalische Zeitung (October, 1810), p.44
Reviewed in Allgemeine musikalische Zeitung (July, 1812), pp.485-6

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Date of composition confirmed 1810 from Catalogue Thematique, pages 14-15 and from Ries Gesellschaft (which gives 1810 for first publication date).

Recording released by Naxos February 2015 (Eric Grossman, Susan Kagan). Another recording released in 2022 on Brilliant Classics has practically the same total duration.

Duo Sonatas by Ferdinand Ries
  • Op.85, No.3 - Le garçon volage for Piano and Flute (ad lib.) in B major
  • Op.86 - 3 Violin Sonatas (Sonatas Nos.43, 44, 45)
  • Op.87 - Flute Sonata in G major (Sonata No.46)
  • Op.89 - Notturno for Piano and Flute (ad lib.) in C major
  • Op.111 - Variationen über den spanischen Tanz „Le Fandango“ for Violin and Piano in A minor (Variation No.38)
  • Op.113, No.1 - Introduction et rondeau sur une danse russe for Cello and Piano in E major
  • Op.113, No.2 - Introduction et rondo for Horn (or Cello) and Piano in E major
  • Op.119 - Introduction and Polonaise for Flute and Piano in F major
  • Op.125 - Cello Sonata in G minor (Sonata No.48)
  • Op.133, No.1 - Fantasie über beliebte Themen aus der Oper „Armida“ von Rossini for Piano and Flute (ad lib.) (Fantasie No.10)
  • Op.133, No.2 - Fantasie über beliebte Themen aus der *Oper „Moïse en Egypte“ von Rossini for Piano and Flute (ad lib.) (Fantasie No.11)
  • Op.152, No.1 - Variationen über eine portugiesische Hymne for Flute and Piano in A major
  • Op.152, No.2 - Himmels beliebtes Lied „Alexis“ mit Variationen for Flute and Piano in B major
  • Op.169 - Sonate sentimentale for Flute (or Clarinet) and Piano in E major (Sonata No.51)
  • WoO 2 - Cello Sonata in C minor
  • WoO 3 - Thema und Variationen for Viola and Piano in A minor
  • WoO 5 - Violin Sonata in A major
  • WoO 7 - Violin Sonata in E major