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)
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
First Publication. 1896
Dedication Joseph Joachim (1831–1907)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation 1 violin, 1 piano

Misc. Comments

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.)