The violin sonatas of Charles Ives were famously considered unplayable at the time of their composition (). In this instance I feel. Charles Ives, Gregory Fulkerson, Robert Shannon - Complete Sonatas for Violin & Piano - Music. Schneeberger and Canadian partner Daniel Cholette have been playing Ives's Sonatas for Violin and Piano for more than 20 years, exploring all. Charles Ives: The Sonatas for Violin and Piano, Vol. 2 Charles Ives has grown into one of the most important American classical composers of international. Between about and , Charles Ives, in his mid-thirties and early forties, at the peak of his composing career, completed four sonatas for violin and. Classic CD: Highest Rating Charles Ives, the father of modern American music, included hymn tunes, ragtime, and other popular themes in these heroic and. ALWAYS a cutting self-critic, Charles Ives said he hadn't been adventurous enough in his four violin sonatas, written in what he called his. Violin Sonata No.4 (Ives, Charles) · Sonatas · For violin, piano · Scores featuring the violin · 2 more. First Performance. in New York, Aeolian Hall. Jerome Goldstein (violin), Rex Tillson (piano). First. Listen to Ives: Sonatas For Violin And Piano on Spotify. Charles Ives · Album · · 12 songs.