The two cello sonatas by Johannes Brahms can be considered examples of the stylistic transformation that shaped his career as a composer. The Sonata op 38, composed for the most part in 1862, is the work of a not yet thirty-year-old and is characterized by intense Romantic expression. The Sonata op 99, on the other hand, composed in 1886, displays the uncompromising, at times sparse style of his later years.
|Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)|
|Sonata for piano and violoncello in E minor op. 38 (1865)|
|1.||I||Allegro non troppo||13:24|
|2.||II||Allegretto quasi Menuetto – Trio||5:27|
|Sonata for piano and violoncello in F major op. 99 (1886)|
|6.||III||Allegro passionato – Tr io||7:02|