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Arnold Bax

Arnold Bax (1883-1953)

Nationality: English
Born: November 8, 1883, Streatham Died: October 3, 1953, Cork (age 69)

Violin Sonata No. 2

(for violin and piano)
7:16 I. Fantasy. Slow and gloomy - Allegro (rough and fierce)
5:55 II. The Grey Dancer in the Twilight. Fast Valse - Slow and Serious
8:57 III. Very broad and concentrated (but extremely expressive)
8:46 IV. Allegro feroce
Duration: 30 minutes (approximately)
Composed: 1915 (age 31-32)
Published: 1923, London: Murdoch, Murdoch & Co. (age 39-40)
Revised: 1921 (age 37-38)
2 recordings, 8 videos
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7:11
Laurence Jackson, Ashley Wass
I. Fantasy. Slow and gloomy - Allegro (rough and fierce)
5:46
Laurence Jackson, Ashley Wass
II. The Grey Dancer in the Twilight. Fast Valse - Slow and Serious
8:58
Laurence Jackson, Ashley Wass
III. Very broad and concentrated (but extremely expressive)
9:13
Laurence Jackson, Ashley Wass
IV. Allegro feroce
7:20
Erich Gruenberg, John McCabe
I. Fantasy. Slow and gloomy - Allegro (rough and fierce)
6:03
Erich Gruenberg, John McCabe
II. The Grey Dancer in the Twilight. Fast Valse - Slow and Serious
8:55
Erich Gruenberg, John McCabe
III. Very broad and concentrated (but extremely expressive)
8:19
Erich Gruenberg, John McCabe
IV. Allegro feroce