Violin Sonata No.2, Op.78 (Raff, Joachim)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.[1891]. Plate 8503.
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General Information

Work Title Violin Sonata No.2
Alternative. Title Zweite grosse Sonate, op. 78, für Pianoforte und Violine
Composer Raff, Joachim
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.78
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJR 153
Key A major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
I. Rasch, mit Wärme und Bewegung
II. Nicht zu langsam
III. In raschem Zeitmaasse, doch nicht zu bewegt
IV. Rasch und feurig
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1857-8, Wiesbaden
First Performance. 1862 March 8, Dresden
  • Friedrich Seelmann, violin; Bernhard Rollfuss, piano
First Publication. 1861 – Leipzig: Schuberth & Co.
Dedication Joseph Hellmesberger Sr. (1828-1893)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 35-40 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation violin, piano
External Links Naxos

Misc. Comments

Publication first announced in Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1861), p.96. As of 2019, there are (at least?) 3 commercial recordings, with durations 36, 37 and 40 minutes (all parts of complete Raff violin sonata cycles).