Violin Sonata No.4, Op.12 (Godard, Benjamin)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Berlin: Ed. Bote & G. Bock, n.d.[1880]. Plate 12250.
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Work Title Violin Sonata No.4
Alternative. Title Quatrième sonate pour piano et violon
Composer Godard, Benjamin
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.12
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IBG 131
Key A-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
I. Vivace ma non troppo ( = 80)
II. Scherzo. Allegro vivace ma non presto ( = 160; C minor)
III. Andante ( = 42; E major) —
IV. Allegro molto ( = 160) (G minor, ends in A major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1872
First Performance. 1877, Laure Donne (piano) and Marie Tayau (violin)
First Publication. 1880 – Berlin: Bote & Bock
Dedication Mademoiselle Laure Donne (b. 1851)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 25 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation violin, piano

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  • Marie Tayau is the dedicatee of Godard's Concerto romantique, Op.35 published the same year (1877) as this Sonata was first performed.