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Arrangements and Transcriptions
||Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, No.1987, 1925. Plate 31300.
||For the Piano Part, I had a hard time lining up some pages with scanner to get even white borders around music. If the music looks like it is cut off on some pages on the right or left sides, all the music is there actually.|
The Hindemith Foundation gives "late 1924" for the issue date of this piano reduction; is there really a ©1925 on it nevertheless? ("Erstausgabe des Klavierauszuges mit beigelegter Solo-Stimme: Ende August / Anfang September 1924". Which suggests that he was done with the "content" of the work by September 1924 and that instrumentation of it is what occupied him through early 1925.)
||Kammermusik No.3, Op.36 No.2
||Konzert für Violoncello und 10 Solo-Instrumente (Cello Concerto No.2)
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.
- Majestätisch und stark. Mäßig schnelle Achtel
- Lebhaft und lustig
- Sehr ruhige und gemessen schreitende Viertel
- Mäßig bewegte Halbe. Munter, aber immer gemächlich.
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.
||1924 August–1925 March (Spring)
||1924 (piano reduction)|
1925 (full score)
||Für Elsa und Willi Hof
|Average DurationAvg. Duration
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
||Cello and Orchestra
- Solo - cello
- flute (also piccolo), oboe, clarinet (B♭ and E♭), bassoon
horn (F), trumpet (C), trombone, violin, cello, contrabass
||Wikipedia article (Kammermusik series)|
All Music Guide
Cello Concerto No.2, between Op.3 in E-flat and the Concerto of 1940 in G.
Although the piano reduction was published as the composer's work, Giselher Schubert notes in his introduction to the publication in SW (Sämtliche Werke) that it was actually prepared by his brother Rudolf.
- -Paul Hindemith: A Research and Information Guide