Cello Sonata

Sergey Rachmaninov

Cello Sonata in G minor

Op. 19

About this work...

The common wisdom on Rachmaninov's Sonata for Cello and Piano is that it is really a piano sonata with cello accompaniment. While this assessment may be a slight exaggeration, it cannot be denied the piano is the dominant instrument in the work. The composer completed this sonata in November 1901, and gave the premiere... read more