While Ysaÿe's Six Solo Violin Sonatas (Naxos 8.555996) remain his best known works, the Belgian virtuoso also composed other pieces which translate his thorough knowledge of the violin's capabilities into thrilling music. The performance here of his Sonata for Two Violins is based on the composer's autograph and that of the String Trio draws on the original hand-written parts. For the recording of the Cello Sonata the artist referred to Ysaÿe's own fingering and bowing instructions. All three works display the composer's dazzling mastery of technique and instrumental colour.
Sonata for 2 Violins in A minor: I. Poco lento, maestoso - Allegro fermo
Sonata for 2 Violins in A minor: II. Allegretto poco lento
Sonata For 2 Violins In A Minor: Iii. Finale: Allegro Vivo E Con Fuoco
String Trio, Op. posth., "Le Chimay"
Cello Sonata, Op. 28: I. Grave, Lento e sempre sostenuto
Cello Sonata, Op. 28: II. Intermezzo: Poco allegretto e grazioso
Cello Sonata, Op. 28: Iii. In Modo Di Recitativo: Adagio
Cello Sonata, Op. 28: IV. Finale con brio: Allegro tempo fermo