Offenbach a/M: Johann André [PN 6463], [ca. 1842].
Folio. Decorative lithographed title page printed in black and sepia. 1f. (recto title, verso blank),  (blank), 4-29 pp.
Spine reinforced with burgundy paper tape. Moderate offsetting; light scattered foxing. Without separate violin part.
A later edition.
Composed for a concert given by violinist Pierre Rode on the occasion of his visit to Vienna in December of 1812.
"The Violin Sonata, op. 96, the tenth and last of Beethoven's sonatas for piano and violin, was sketched and composed in 1812, following the Seventh and Eighth Symphonies, to which it contrasts as a delicate pen-and-ink drawing to a set of major frescos... The G-major Sonata abandons the "stilo brillante molto concertante" of opus 47 in favor of a heartfelt and exquisite communicativeness, thus providing a quietly imaginative coda to the middle period." Solomon: Beethoven, p. 214.
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