Violin Sonata No. 5 (Beethoven)
The Violin Sonata No. 5 in F major, Opus 24, is a violin sonata by Ludwig van Beethoven. It is often known as the "Spring" sonata (Frühlingssonate), and was published in 1801. Its dedicatee was Count Moritz von Fries, a patron to whom the fourth violin sonata, the string quintet of the same year, and the seventh symphony were also dedicated.
The work is in four movements:
The Scherzo and its trio are particularly brief. The entire sonata takes approximately 22 minutes to perform.
The Allegro movement is featured in the stage show Fame.
- "Beethoven's music with Opus number". Ludwig van Beethoven's website. Retrieved 18 October 2014.
- Violin Sonata No. 5: Scores at the International Music Score Library Project
- Free sheet music of Violin Sonata No. 5 from Cantorion.org
- Performance of Violin Sonata No. 5 by Corey Cerovsek (violin) and Paavali Jumppanen (piano) from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
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