Cello Sonata No.2

Gabriel Fauré

Cello Sonata No.2 in G minor

Op. 117

About this work...

The Cello Sonata No. 2 occupied Fauré from February to November 1921, as the composer passed his seventy-fifth birthday plagued by deafness, illness, and the infirmities of age. The work's restlessly percolating first movement opens with a long, agitated melody, which the second theme, elegiac but hustled by relentless... read more