Violin Sonata No. 9

Classical sonata from 1803

Description

The Violin Sonata No. 9 of Ludwig van Beethoven, commonly known as the Kreutzer Sonata, was published as Beethoven's Opus 47. It is known for its demanding violin and piano parts, unusual length (a typical performance lasts slightly less than 40 minutes), and emotional scope — while the first movement is predominantly furious, the second is meditative and the third joyous and exuberant.

Year 1803
Opening Night 1803
Time Period Classical
Opus Op. 47
Key A Major
Instrumentation Piano, Violin
Movements/Sections
  • Adagio sostenuto - Presto
  • Andante con variazioni
  • Finale: Presto

Scores

Sonate XXX, op. 47
Enoch père & fils (Paris [etc.]) [entre 1863 y 1879]
Beethoven, et al.
Sonate pour piano et violon, op. 47
Société pour la publication de musique classique et moderne (Paris) [entre 1834 y 1840]
Sonate pour piano et violon, op. 47
Société pour la publication de musique classique et moderne (Paris) [entre 1834 y 1840]
Sonate pour piano et violon, op. 47
Benoit, ainé (Paris) [ca. 1855]
Andante varié de la sonate à Kreutzer de Beetoven
Heugel et Cie. (Paris) [1874]
Beethoven, et al.
Sonate pour piano et violon, op. 47
Benoit, ainé (Paris) [ca. 1855]
Sonate No. 9
Breitkopf and Härtel 1803

Videos

Kreutzer Sonata (Milstein, Pludermacher)
This film by Christopher Nnupen features Nathan Milstein and Georges Pludermacher performing Beethoven's Kreutzer Sonata.
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Albums

The Violin Sonatas
Deutsche Grammophon
Beethoven: The Violin Sonatas
Bridge
Beethoven: The 10 Violin Sonatas
Claves Records
The Complete Violin Sonatas
Musical Concepts
50 Masterworks
Deutsche Grammophon
Essential Beethoven
Warner Music
Best Beethoven 100
Warner Music
Yehudi Menuhin
Warner Music
Icon: Jascha Heifetz
Warner Music
The Complete Duo Recordings (CD 8-13)
Deutsche Grammophon
Violin Masterworks (CD 11)
Decca Records
Sonata A Kreutzer
Columna Música
Fritz Kreisler (CD 2)
Vanilla OMP
Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms: Sonata for Violin and Piano
Urania / Qualiton Imports, Ltd.
Violin Sonatas "Spring" & "Kreutzer"
Warner Music
Beethoven: Violin Sonatas (CD 2)
Musical Concepts
"Kreutzer" Sonata/Sonata
Warner Music
Beethoven: Violinsonaten Nr.2,5,9
Deutsche Grammophon
Violin Sonatas, Vol. 3
CRD
Beethoven: Violin Sonatas Nos. 5 & 9
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Complete Violin Sonatas (CD 4)
Nimbus