Friedrich Schneider (1786–1853) Sonata in F major Op. Posth.
edited by Nick Pfefferkorn [vc,pno]
Friedrich Schneider is known today above all for his extensive oeuvre in the area of the oratorio. No less important, however, in addition to his symphonic work, is his group of works for piano and/or chamber music. His cello sonata in F major, with all four movements large in scale, was probably composed in 1831 for the daughter of the Cologne music patron, Dr. Erich Heinrich Verkenius. With its expressiveness, monumental structure, and post-Beethovenian sensuality, this sonata already seriously anticipates Romanticism. Our edition offers two solo parts: an unmarked original text as well as a version with fingerings and bowings by the Leipzig based cellist Jürnjakob Timm.