Approaching Rhythm in Édouard Lalo’s Sonata for Cello & Piano in A minor

By Miranda Wilson Anyone expecting Édouard Lalo’s cello sonata (1856) to sound anything like his cello concerto is in for a surprise. While the concerto, like Lalo’s Symphonie Espagnole for violin and orchestra, comes from Lalo’s “Spanish” period of the 1870s, the sonata comes from two decades earlier. It was 1856, the year of Robert … Continue reading Approaching Rhythm in Édouard Lalo’s Sonata for Cello & Piano in A minor