Cello Sonata, Op.21 (Ries, Ferdinand)

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Publisher. Info. Bonn: N. Simrock, n.d.[1810]. Plate 745.
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Publisher. Info. Bonn: N. Simrock, n.d.[1810]. Plate 743.
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Work Title Cello Sonata
Alternative. Title Grande sonate pour le piano-forté, et violoncelle obligé
Composer Ries, Ferdinand
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.21
Key A major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
I. Allegro
II. Andante quasi Allegretto (D major)
III. Menuetto. Allegretto- Trio
IV. Rondo. Allegro ma non troppo (A minor)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1808, Paris (possibly)
First Publication. 1810 – Bonn: N. Simrock
Dedication Bernhard Romberg
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation cello, piano
External Links Reviewed in Allgemeine musikalische Zeitung (December, 1811), pp.884.

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Date of composition from Catalogue Thematique by Ferdinand Ries (not however regarded as a reliable source, and contradicted by some surviving manuscripts.)
Publication date confirmed in Cecil Hill, Ferdinand Ries: A Thematic Catalogue.

Duo Sonatas by Ferdinand Ries
  • Op.85, No.3 - Le garçon volage for Piano and Flute (ad lib.) in B major
  • Op.86 - 3 Violin Sonatas (Sonatas Nos.43, 44, 45)
  • Op.87 - Flute Sonata in G major (Sonata No.46)
  • Op.89 - Notturno for Piano and Flute (ad lib.) in C major
  • Op.111 - Variationen über den spanischen Tanz „Le Fandango“ for Violin and Piano in A minor (Variation No.38)
  • Op.113, No.1 - Introduction et rondeau sur une danse russe for Cello and Piano in E major
  • Op.113, No.2 - Introduction et rondo for Horn (or Cello) and Piano in E major
  • Op.119 - Introduction and Polonaise for Flute and Piano in F major
  • Op.125 - Cello Sonata in G minor (Sonata No.48)
  • Op.133, No.1 - Fantasie über beliebte Themen aus der Oper „Armida“ von Rossini for Piano and Flute (ad lib.) (Fantasie No.10)
  • Op.133, No.2 - Fantasie über beliebte Themen aus der *Oper „Moïse en Egypte“ von Rossini for Piano and Flute (ad lib.) (Fantasie No.11)
  • Op.152, No.1 - Variationen über eine portugiesische Hymne for Flute and Piano in A major
  • Op.152, No.2 - Himmels beliebtes Lied „Alexis“ mit Variationen for Flute and Piano in B major
  • Op.169 - Sonate sentimentale for Flute (or Clarinet) and Piano in E major (Sonata No.51)
  • WoO 2 - Cello Sonata in C minor
  • WoO 3 - Thema und Variationen for Viola and Piano in A minor
  • WoO 5 - Violin Sonata in A major
  • WoO 7 - Violin Sonata in E major