Cello Sonata No.1

Gabriel Fauré

Cello Sonata No.1 in D minor

Op. 109

About this work...

No sooner had Fauré completed the Second Violin Sonata -- which inaugurates the chamber works of his final, old master, phase -- than he began the Sonata No. 1 for Cello and Piano in the spring of 1917, completing the final movement August 18. Dramatic and impassioned, it has a direct and soaring disposition that sets ... read more