Sonata for Violin and Cello (Ravel)

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The Sonata for Violin and Cello (French: Sonate pour violon et violoncelle) is a composition written by Maurice Ravel from 1920 to 1922. He dedicated it to Claude Debussy, who had died in 1918.[1] It premiered on 6 April 1922 with Hélène Jourdan-Morhange playing the violin and Maurice Maréchal the cello. It is in the key of a minor, with the fourth movement in the relative major key of C. It is M. 73 in the catalogue compiled by Marcel Marnat.


The work consists of four movements:[1]

  1. Allégro
  2. Très vif
  3. Lent
  4. Vif, avec entrain


  1. ^ a b Gailey, Meredith. "Sonata for violin & cello". AllMusic. Retrieved 23 March 2014.

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