Works by two French masters join a rarely performed masterpiece by a 19th century female composer. Ravel, a master of color and texture, creates remarkable drama and a thrilling finale with just two string instruments in his Sonata. Poulenc brilliantly combines great art and humor with gorgeous melodies in his sextet. Amanda Röntgen- Maier was a 19th century composer who was praised by the likes of Brahms and Grieg until largely giving up composing when she married. Her violin sonata will be a revelation of genius misplaced in history. Discover its drama, potency and beauty that should place it among the great Romantic era works in acclaim and popularity.