Die Harmonie der Welt (Hindemith, Paul)
This work likely not be in the public domain in the US (due to first publication with the required notice after 1922, plus renewal or "restoration" under the GATT/TRIPS amendments) in the EU and those countries where the copyright term is life+70 years. However, it is public domain in Canada (where IMSLP is hosted) and in other countries (China, Japan, S. Korea) where the copyright term is life+50 years.
Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, 1957. Plate 39539.
|Work Title||Die Harmonie der Welt|
|Alternative Title||The Harmony of the World|
|Movements/Sections||5 acts, 14 scenes|
|Year/Date of Composition||1956-57|
|First Performance||1957-11-08 in Munich, Prinzregententheater
|First Publication||1957 - Mainz: Schott|
|Average Duration||2–3 hours|
|Instrumentation||Voices, chorus, orchestra|
As (or somewhat similarly to - perhaps in the opposite direction?) with the opera Mathis der Maler, the composer based a symphony on motives from this opera; the title "Die Harmonie der Welt" is sometimes used to refer to the symphony without further disambiguation. - Schissel