Double Bass Sonata (Hindemith, Paul)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. London: Schott & Co., Ltd., No.4043, 1950. Plate 37574.
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General Information

Work Title Double Bass Sonata
Alternative. Title Sonate für Kontrabaß und Piano
Composer Hindemith, Paul
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
  1. Allegretto
  2. Scherzo. Allegro assai
  3. Molto Adagio – Recitativo –
  4. Lied. Allegretto grazioso
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1949 August, Taos
First Performance. 1950-04-26 in the Konzerthaus Wien
Otto Rühm (double bass), Gerhard Rühm (piano)
First Publication. 1950 – London: Schott & Co. Ltd.
Average DurationAvg. Duration 13 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation double bass, piano
External Links Hindemith Foundation

Misc. Comments

2004 printing has edition number KBB 9.

-Paul Hindemith: A Research and Information Guide