Brahms Violin Sonatas

Brahms composed three sonatas for violin and piano, very different in character, exploring the sonorities of both instrument in every conceivable way. Undisputed masterpieces, they are a central part of the repertoire for violin, an instrument Brahms as a composer treated with great respect and superb skill, relying much on the advice of his close friend, the great violinist Joseph Joachim. Brahms´musical style is often described as compact, with its mastery of classical form, polyphonic structure and its startling rhythmical complexity, usually served well by more moderate tempi – big trees need time to grow...
Melinda Vásárhelyi (violin) & David Ernst Molnar (piano). Recorded in 2016.