Works Instrumental Sonata for Violin (1940)


One of Bernstein's earliest works, composed while he was a student at the Curtis Institute, for violin and piano.
Sonata for Violin
I. Moderato assai
II. Variations on Movement I

Related Works
Serenade (after Plato's Symposium)
Piano Sonata
Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
Piano Trio


(1940) 16 min
World Premiere:
1940. Cambridge, MA / Raphael Hillyer, violin / Leonard Bernstein, piano
violin and piano

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Violin by Juan Gris 1913
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Violin Sonata: II. Variation 1: Adagio
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