Kreutzer Sonata

  1. a sonata for violin and piano (1803, Op. 47) by Ludwig van Beethoven.

  2. a string quartet (1924) by Leoš Janáček.

Words Nearby Kreutzer Sonata Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Kreutzer Sonata in a sentence

  • Tolstoi, in his Kreutzer Sonata, which is a terrible story, interprets the real Christian attitude toward marriage.

  • But the worst thing in "The Kreutzer Sonata" is the declaration that a husband can by force compel the wife to love and obey him.

  • The Kreutzer Sonata is a terrible story, but like all novels with a purpose, it is inartistic.

    Flowers of Freethought | George W. Foote
  • We shall have to play the Kreutzer Sonata some time, Mr. Howard.'

    King Midas | Upton Sinclair
  • "The Kreutzer Sonata" did not make her feel any more cheerful.

    Song of the Lark | Willa Cather