Sonatine - Violin part from Sonatine

for Violin and Piano

5 minutes
Classical music

The composer notes that the piece should be played according to the intentions of the performer; it should be interesting to see how people interpret this.

The whole piece is a written with a strict sonata form. The opening comes in agitated, then comes the main theme based on a major second interval in a minor key. The piano goes march-like, until a rugged bridging section comes in and changes the key to its relative major, with soothing passages and double-stops on the violin. After, a development section taking motifs from the first theme joins, but this time in triple time. The music rises to its climax, then drops back to the recapitulation. A coda then uses syncopated rhythms and running scales to end the piece in its original key.

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