Violin Sonata No.1, Op.12 (Schumann, Georg)

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Sheet Music

Scores and Parts

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Editor Fritz Struss (1847-1930)
Engraver Leipzig: F.M. Geidel.
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: F.E.C. Leuckart, n.d.[1896]. Plate F.E.C.L. 6275.
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General Information

Work Title Violin Sonata No.1
Alternative. Title
Composer Schumann, Georg
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.12
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGS 16
Key C-sharp minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Allegro agitato
  2. Scherzo. Presto - Moderato - Presto (D minor)
  3. Moderato con espressione (A major)
  4. Allegro ma non troppo
First Publication. 1896
Dedication Joseph Joachim (1831–1907)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation violin, piano
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The composer wrote 2 violin sonatas, according to the biography at . Of course, a first of anything is - usually - not published as no. 1, and Hofmeisters Monatsbericht confirms that G. Schumann's first violin sonata was indeed in C minor (while obligingly providing a date.)

Published again, still as Sonate (cism), in 1908 by Universal Edition (Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1908), p.306.) His second violin sonata, Op.55, was published by Ries & Erler in 1911.