A relaxed and eloquent ‘Spring Sonata’ contrasts with a lean and athletic performance of the ‘Kreutzer’ from two expert Beethovenians. In between comes the Op. 12 No. 2 – a sonata that greatly puzzled its audience at the time of its composition.
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN
Violin Sonata No. 5 in F major ‘Spring’
Violin Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 12 No. 2
Violin Sonata No. 9 in A major ‘Kreutzer’
Henryk Szeryng, violin
Ingrid Haebler, piano