Wilhelm Peterson-Berger (1867−1942)

Sonate [A minor] for violoncello and piano
[transcription of Sonate A minor for violin and piano]

1. Allegro moderato — Prestissimo — Prestissmo possibile
2. Andante — Allegretto scherzando — Andante — Allegretto scherzando — Andante
3. Allegro molto appassionato — Poco più moto — Presto — Prestissimo

  • Year of composition: Stockholm 1887-88. Completed Umeå 1891.
  • Work category: Cello and piano
  • Dedication: To Johan Tirén
  • Arrangement/revision: Transcription for cello and piano by Ola Karlsson, 1996
  • Duration: 27 min
  • Detailed duration: Karlsson-Torger: 1: 10'14'', 2. 7'55'', 3. 9'20'' (27'29'')

Examples of printed editions

Abr. Lundquist AB Musikförlag, publ. 1996, LUN 570 1095 (publ. including the transcribed cello part by Ola Karlsson)

Location for score and part material

Statens musik- och teaterbibliotek

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket

Examples of recordings

• ConCello CD 1 (CD), 2000, rec. at Franz Liszt Hochshule, Weimar, 24 May 1999. Ola Karlsson, cello, Arne Torger, piano

Description of work

1. Allegro moderato A minor 6/8
2. Andante F major 3/4
3. Allegro molto appassionato A minor alla breve