Eugène Ysaÿe

Eugène Ysaÿe (1858-1931)

Nationality: Belgian
Born: July 16, 1858, Liège Died: May 12, 1931, Brussels (age 72)

Trio de concert, "Le Londres" (for 2 violins and viola)

(for 2 violins and viola)
Duration: 13 minutes (approximately)
Composed: 1914-1916 (age 55-58)
Premiere: 1916. London
Note: His trio Le Londres was originally conceived as a sonata for two violins for his pupil Queen Elisabeth of Belgium. As it was technically too demanding, Ysaÿe rearranged it for two violins and viola. Originally in 3 movements, ultimately reduced to one.
2 recordings, 2 videos
12:52
Nandor Szederkenyi, Marianne Riehle, Milan Radic
12:32
Benjamin Bowman, Cornelia Löscher, Michel Camille

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