Des Todes Tod, Op.23a (Hindemith, Paul)

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Work Title Des Todes Tod
Alternative. Title Drei Lieder nach Gedichten von Eduard Reinacher für Frauenstimme, 2 Bratschen und 2 Celli
Composer Hindemith, Paul
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.23a
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements
I. Gesicht von Tod und Elend
II. Gottes Tod
III. Des Todes Tod
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1922
First Performance. Private Performance: 1922-01-24 in Berlin
Nini Kohler (soprano), Lambinon Quartett

Public Performance: 1922-03-07 in Berlin, Melos-Kammermusik-Abend Berlin

Nora Pisling-Boas (soprano), Lambinon Quartett
First Publication. 1953
Copyright Information Although purely instrumental selections and arrangements are permitted for this piece items
containing any text by the author(s) listed below cannot be added to the main server until
January 1, 2019. Items with text first published before 1923 or otherwise confirmed as public domain
in the United States can be uploaded to the USA server only.
Librettist Eduard Reinacher (1892-1968)
Language German
Dedication Zum Andenken an Frau Doktor Weber in Aarau
Average DurationAvg. Duration 16 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation soprano, 2 violas, 2 cellos
External Links Hindemith Foundation