Cello Sonata No.2

Felix Mendelssohn

Cello Sonata No.2 in D major

Op. 58

About this work...

Mendelssohn was briefly between jobs when he wrote the second of his two cello sonatas; he was making the transition from handling musical matters for the King of Prussia to assuming the directorship of the new Leipzig Conservatory. The attendant stress of this period is hardly reflected in this sonata, which the compo... read more