A Song of Music (Hindemith, Paul)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, 1958. Plate 39774.
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Publisher. Info. London: Schott & Co., Ltd., 1941.
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General Information

Work Title Lied von der Musik
Alternative. Title Chorus for women's voices (SSA) with piano or string orchestra
Composer Hindemith, Paul
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1. Gay (Munter) - Slow (Langsam)
Text Incipit Was Amsel, Esel, Grille singt
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1940 March or April, Wells College, Aurora, NY
First Performance. 1940 May, Aurora, NY
First Publication. 1941 - London: Schott
Librettist George Crouse Tyler (1867-1946), with German translation by composer
Language English, German
Average DurationAvg. Duration 2 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation female chorus (SSA), strings (or piano)
External Links Hindemith Foundation

Misc. Comments

The result of a class project at Wells College. Sometimes referred to by the first line of its text: "As donkeys bray and robbins sing."

-Paul Hindemith: A Research and Information Guide