NINO ROTA (1911-1979): Violin Sonata, OTTORINO RESPIGHI (1879-1936): Violin Sonata in B Minor, RICHARD STRAUSS (1864-1949): Violin Sonata in E Flat, Op. 18.
Catalogue Number: 10L078
Label: Challenge Classics
Description: Not that any of these sonatas are hard to find anymore, but it's a nice collection and Rota's sonatina-like piece, light and lyrical, contrasts well with its weightier companions. Isabelle van Keulen (violin), Ronald Brautigam (piano).