|Only Sonata No.1 is believed to have been composed by Haydn.|
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Scores and Parts
||Unidentified Publisher, n.d.(ca.1880).
||This file is from the MIT archive project.
Sonata in G major (No.1)
Sonata in G major (No.8)
Arrangements and Transcriptions
For Cello and Piano (Grutzmacher)
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The Violin Sonatas are mostly arrangements of other works. No.1 is the only original composition specifically written for this medium and was published as Op.70. Sonatas No.2-5 also appear as Piano Sonatas 24-26 & 43 respectively with the violin part omitted. Sonata No.6 is an arrangement of 3 Mvts. from the Divertimento for 2 Violins, Flute, Oboe, Cello, & Bass, which also exists in another guise as Piano Sonata No.15. Finally, No.7 & 8 are arrangements of the String Quartets No.1 & 2 of Op.77 without the menuet & trio mvts.