Die Harmonie der Welt (Hindemith, Paul)
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Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, No.4925, 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|
1956 May and August (vocal score)
1957-05-30 (full score)
|First Performance||1957-08-11 in Munich, Prinzregententheater
|First Publication||1957 - Mainz: Schott|
|Average Duration||2–3 hours (160 minutes)|
|Composer Time Period||Modern|
|Instrumentation||Voices, chorus, orchestra
|Related Works||Die Harmonie der Welt Symphony|
- 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
- Incorporates previously composed music from the symphony of the same name
- -Paul Hindemith: A Research and Hindemith Guide