Ravel, Maurice - Sonata for Violin and Violoncello View larger

Ravel, Maurice - Sonata for Violin and Violoncello



Henle Urtext.

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Editor: Ulrich Krämer
Fing. vn: Frank Peter Zimmermann
Fing. vc: Christian Poltéra


Urtext Edition, paperbound
with marked and unmarked string parts

Pages: 95 (VI, 27, 22, 20, 20), Size 25,5 x 32,5 cm
Order no. HN 1070 · ISMN M-2018-1070-6

At the first performances of this sonata, composed between 1920 and 1922, even close friends of the composer were perturbed: Following the intoxicating sounds of La Valse, the smaller scoring and modern musical language of the sonata were a shock. Yet this pioneering work has now become a permanent fixture on the concert stage. To help the players, we are now presenting two performance scores in which the other instrument’s part is also given. Both parts are included in a marked and an unmarked version. The world-renowned musicians Christian Poltéra and Frank Peter Zimmermann provided the fingerings.

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