Eduard Franck (1817–1893) 4 Violin Sonatas
Urtext edited by Nick Pfefferkorn [vl,pno]
Sonata No. 2 op. 23 was composed around 1859 in Cologne. At that time, Franck was working as a teacher of music theory at the Cologne Conservatory. The 2nd violin sonata was published in print together with the 1st sonata op. 19. This is an early proof of the composer’s later tendency to combine several works in one cycle.