Brahms Violin Sonata No. 1 in G Major Op. 78 premiered on this day in 1879 – in Bonn.
A much loved standard in today’s recital and competition repertoire, each of the three movements share common motivic ideas and thematic material from the head-motif of Brahms’ songs ‘Regenlied’ and ‘Nachklang’.
DAIVD OISTRAKH & LEV OBORIN | BRAHMS | VIOLIN SONATA NO.1 | 1957
LEONIDAS KAVAKOS & YUJA WANG | BRAHMS | VIOLIN SONATA NO.1