LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827): Viola Sonata in A (fragment), Notturno, Op. 42 (arr. Karl Xaver Kleinheinz [1765-1832]), Grand Duo in E Flat (from Septet, Op. 20) (arr. Friedrich Hermann [1828-1907])), Horn Sonata, Op. 17 (arr. Paul Silverthorne [b.1951]).
Catalogue Number: 03M039
Label: Toccata Classics
Reference: TOCC 0108
Description: The Notturno is the only arrangement here Beethoven approved himself (it's the string trio, Op. 8). The sonata truly is a fragment - 25 seconds long) while Hermann (one of the first career viola players) made his in 1853. Paul Silverthorne (viola), David Owen Norris (c.1865 Blümel piano).