Cello Sonata, Op.11 No.3 (Hindemith, Paul)

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Scores and Parts

Second Version of 1922

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Publisher. Info. Mainz: B. Schott’s Söhne, No.1986, 1922. Plate 30818.
Reprinted London: Schott & Co., 1949.
Misc. Notes 600 dpi. Previously uploaded to USA server by Madcapellan. Edition Schott 1986 - see Griffith University.
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General Information

Work Title Cello Sonata
Alternative. Title Sonate für Violoncello und Klavier
Composer Hindemith, Paul
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.11 No.3
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 parts (first version)
Part 1. Lebhaftes Zeitmaß, munter und einfach vorzutragen
Part 2. "Im Schilf," trauerzug und Bacchanale
Part 3. Schnelle Viertel, stets kraft- und schwungvoll

2 movements (second version)

1. Mässig schnelle Viertel. Mit kraft - Lebhaft, sehr markiert
2. Langsam - Sehr lebhaft
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1919 (first version)
1921 (second version)
First Performance. 1919-10-27 in Frankfurt am Main (first version)
Maurtis Frank (cello), Emma Lübbecke-Job (piano)

1922-02-05 in Munich (second version)

Rudolf Hindemith (cello), Franz Dorfmüller (piano)
First Publication. 1922 - Mainz: Schott (second version)
1976 (SW V/6) (first version)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 20-22 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation cello, piano
External Links Hindemith Foundation
All Music Guide

Misc. Comments

  • First Version
Numbered Op.11 No.6 in manuscript and premiered as such. Revised in 1921 (second version). Only middle movement survives intact, as it was incorporated into the second version. A complete autograph cello part for the outer movements survives, as well as the first autograph page of the score to the third movement.
-Paul Hindemith: A Research and Information Guide
  • Second Version
Numbered Op.11 No.4 in manuscript. The second movement is the first version's middle movement (Part 2), without the descriptive title.
-Paul Hindemith: A Research and Information Guide