||Violin Sonata No.2
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.
- Allegro energico
- Allegretto semplice (A major)
- A Burden. Andantino espressivo
- Allegro tranquillo
||1896 possibly, Queen's Small Hall, London, played by Charles Jacoby
|Average DurationAvg. Duration
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
||Early 20th century
||All Music Guide
A Burden is more or less synonymous with a passacaglia/chaconne/ostinato, or the theme of one. A sonata in D minor by Davies - this one? - was introduced in one of two concerts in 1896 (October 27, November 5) by Jacoby. (This may have been the London premiere of the work, not the world premiere.)