Violin Sonata No.2

Ludwig van Beethoven

Violin Sonata No.2 in A major

Op. 12/2

About this work...

What we now call by shorthand the violin sonata -- a sonata for violin and keyboard, the two instruments being fairly equal partners -- had started out early in Mozart's career as a keyboard sonata with a comparatively inconsequential string part. Through the efforts of Mozart and others, the violin gradually assumed a... read more