Clarinet Sonata (Hindemith, Paul)

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Sheet Music

Scores and Parts

 Piano score (CA)
#309375 - 1.49MB, 29 pp. -  9.2/10 2 4 6 8 10 (10- V/36/34

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 Clarinet part (CA)
#309376 - 0.52MB, 10 pp. -  7.6/10 2 4 6 8 10 (16- V/36/34

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First edition

Publisher Info.:

Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, No.3641, 1940. Plate 36105.


Public Domain - Non-PD US, Non-PD EU [tag/del]


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Free Recordings

Gregory Wever, clarinet and Pavel Okunev, piano, Omsk Organ Hall Philharmonic, December 2, 2011. Javascript is required to submit files.

General Information

Work Title Clarinet Sonata
Alternative Title Sonate für Klarinette in B und Klavier
Composer Hindemith, Paul
Movements/Sections 4 movements
1. Mäßig bewegt
2. Lebhaft
3. Sehr langsam
4. Kleines Rondo, gemächlich
Year/Date of Composition 1939 September, Bluche
First Publication 1940 – Mainz: Schott
Copyright Information U.S. copyright status: copyright renewed 1968 (R426721)

In the USA, This item is not in the public domain because it was renewed 28 years after first publication with a proper notice or it was "restored" to copyright status via a Notice of Intent to Enforce (NIE) under the provisions of the GATT/TRIPS amendments. It will enter the US public domain on January 1st, 2036.

Average Duration 17 minutes
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation clarinet (B), piano
External Links Hindemith Foundation

Misc. Comments

Some additional information from Luttmann, Paul Hindemith: A Research and Information Guide.

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