Kammermusik No.5, Op.36 No.4 (Hindemith, Paul)

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Publisher. Info. Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, No.3443, 1927. Plate 31927.
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Misc. Notes This plate number is a later version. 31925 is the earlier version published.
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For Viola and Piano (Willms)

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Editor Franz Willms (1883-1946)
Publisher. Info. Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, No.1977, 1928. Plate 32173.
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Editor Franz Willms (1883-1946)
Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzyka, 1976. Plate 1994.
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General Information

Work Title Kammermusik No.5
Alternative. Title Kammermusik Nr.5 (Bratschen-Konzert) für Solo-Bratsche und grösseres Kammerorchester
Composer Hindemith, Paul
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.36 No.4
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
1. Schnelle Halbe (Half note.png = 112)
2. Langsam (Eighth-note.png = 88)
3. Mäßig schnell (Half note.png = 100)
4. Variante eines Militärmarsches (= 100-112)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1927
First Performance. 1927-11-03 in Berlin, Krolloper
Paul Hindemith (viola), Staatskapelle Berlin, Otto Klemperer (conductor)
First Publication. 1927 - Mainz: Schott (full score)
1928 - (viola and piano arr.)
Copyright Information U.S. copyright status: copyright on full score renewed 1955 (R142611)

In the USA, This item is not in the public domain because it was renewed 28 years after first publication with a proper notice or it was "restored" to copyright status via a Notice of Intent to Enforce (NIE) under the provisions of the GATT/TRIPS amendments. It will enter the US public domain on January 1st, 2023.

Dedication Arnold Mendelssohn
Average DurationAvg. Duration 18-20 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation Viola and Orchestra
Solo - viola
Orchestra
flute (also piccolo), oboe, clarinet (E), clarinet (B)
bass clarinet (B), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
horn (F), 2 trumpets (C), 2 trombones, tuba
4 cellos, 4 double basses
External Links Hindemith Foundation
Kammermusik No.5 - scores at Sheet Music Plus

Misc. Comments

Occasionally referred to in older secondary literature and contemporary programs as Hindemith's first viola concerto.

-Paul Hindemith: A Research and Information Guide