Violin Sonata No.9

Ludwig van Beethoven

Violin Sonata No.9 in A major

Op. 47 • “Kreutzer”

About this work...

Although the "Kreutzer" Sonata, Op. 47, is dedicated to Rodolphe Kreutzer, the original dedication was to George P. Bridgetower (1779-1860), for whom the piece was written. Bridgetower, an African-Polish violinist who lived in London, toured Europe in 1802 and 1803. Upon his arrival in Vienna he was introduced by Princ... read more