Violin Sonata No.5

Ludwig van Beethoven

Violin Sonata No.5 in F major

Op. 24 • “Spring”

About this work...

This, Beethoven's fifth violin sonata, was the first to break away from the Classical three-movement sonata format. It was a tentative breach, though; the new Scherzo is barely more than a minute long. The work breaks with the eighteenth century in other ways, particularly in the relaxed lyricism that suffuses each mov... read more