Franck originally composed this sonata for violin and piano, and dedicated it to Eugene Ysaye. This arrangement for alto saxophone is of advanced difficulty. Duration ca. 28 minutes.
Cellist Steven Isserlis and pianist Stephen Hough perform this collection of romantic music for cello.
A disc of French violin sonatas. With pianist Anne Lovett.
Contents: Sonata for Violin and Piano, by Janacek -- Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2 in G major, Op. 13, by Grieg -- Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major, by Franck. With Nikolai Lugansky, piano.
Franck: Violin Sonata -- Melancolie -- Prelude, Fugue & Variations. Strauss: Violin Sonata -- Auf stillem Waldespfad (arr. Heifetz). With Louis Lortie, piano.
Contents: Violin Sonata / Franck -- Violin Sonata, Op. 18 / Strauss -- Allegretto / Strauss -- Wiegenlied / Strauss -- Waldseligkeit / Strauss -- Morgen / Strauss. With Andrew Armstrong, piano.
The young Canadian cellist Yotcheva performs Franck's Sonata for Cello and Piano in A major; and the Violin Sonata No. 3 in D major, Op. 108 by Brahms. With Patrice Lare, piano.
Contents: Sonata for Piano and Violin in A / Franck -- Sonata for Violin and Piano in E flat, Op. 18 / Strauss. With Robert Kulek, piano. Hybrid SACD.
…piano, Op. 102 / Robert Schumann (3:01) Performers: Per Rundberg (Piano), Valentin Radutiu (Cello). -- Sonata for cello & piano in A major (arr. from "Sonata for violin & piano") / César Franck (5:47) -- Recitativo, for cello & piano / Peter Ruzicka (10:43) -- Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, for…
Franck: Sonata in A -- Nocturne. Ysaye: Berceuse -- Poeme elegiaque. With Plamena Mangova, piano.
Contents: Cello Sonata No. 1 / Brahms -- Cello Sonata / Franck -- Cello Sonata / Debussy. With pianist Adam Laloum.
Contents: Violin Sonata / Franck -- Concert / Chausson. With pianist Christian Chamorel and the Spektral Quartet Chicago.
Klein plays Franck's Cello Sonata in A, and several pieces by Faure: Apres un reve; Elegy, Op. 24; Lamento; Serenade, Op. 98; Papillon, Op. 77; Sicilienne, Op. 78; and Fileuse, Op. 80. With Sorin Melinte, piano.
Contents: Poeme Elegiaque / Ysaye -- Extase / Ysaye -- Sonata in A major / Franck. With Ksenia Kouzmenko, piano.
In four movements: 1. Allegretto -- 2. Allegro animato -- 3. Lento -- 4. Molto Allegro. With notes about the music and the orchestrator in French and English. This orchestration was produced at the suggestion of clarinetist Michel Lethiec, who premiered it in Washington DC, October 2014, with the…
Pianist Ishiyama plays Franck's Prelude, Choral and Fugue and Les plaints d'une poupée; and Lekeu's Sonate.
Manoukian also performs Franck's Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major. With Xiayin Wang, piano.
Orhon plays double bass versions of Grieg's cello sonata and Franck's Sonata in A major for violin. With pianist Rose Chancler.
Also: Prelude, Choral et Fugue. CD premiere of Alfred Cortot's piano transcription of the Franck Violin Sonata.
A reprint of Schott's 1930 edition of Franck's 1886 sonata in four movements. A very attractive edition.
"Originally for violin and piano, Alexa Still's flute transcription of this epic Romantic sonata is similar in stature and difficulty to the Cesar Franck Sonata..." Still is principal flutist with the New Zealand Symphony. Biogra- phical sketch.
Edinger performs Franck's Violin Sonata in C major, Op. 19; Violin Sonata in A major, Op. 23; Violin Sonata in E major, Op. 60; and Violin Sonata in D major, Op. Posth. With James Tocco, piano.
The German-Japanese violinist performs Violin Sonata No. 1 by Saint-Saens; Violin Sonata in G minor by Debussy; and Violin Sonata in A by Franck. With pianist Valery Rogatchev.