Violin Sonata (Bréville, Pierre de)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Rouart, Lerolle & Cie., 1920. Plate R.L. 11096 & Cie.
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General Information

Work Title Violin Sonata no.1 in c sharp minor
Alternative. Title Sonate pour Piano et Violon en ut dièse mineur
Composer Bréville, Pierre de
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IPB 6
Key C-sharp minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4
  1. Mouvement modéré
  2. Gai, mais pas trop vite
  3. Lamento: extrêmement lent
  4. Modérément animé et martial
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1918-1919
First Performance. 1920-3-20, Paris?, Société Nationale de Musique
George Enescu, violin; Blanche Selva, piano
First Publication. 1920
Dedication à la mémoire du lieutenant Gervais Cazes
Average DurationAvg. Duration 35–40 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Violin and Piano
External Links Hyperion Records
All Music Guide

Misc. Comments

Recorded on Hyperion Records. Described as the first of five violin sonatas (the 5th from 1947) he composed, and as premiered by George Enescu. The notes mention sonatas for cello (1930, D minor, published 1931) and for viola (1944, published 1949) - the latter has also been recorded. The 2nd violin sonata (Sonate fantaisie en forme de rondeau) was published in 1927 by Rouart. Bréville composed at least 5 violin sonatas (the 5th was published in 1947.)