Kleine Sonate, Op.25 No.2 (Hindemith, Paul)
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Scores and Parts
Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, No.2079, 1929. Plate 32241.
|Work Title||Viola d'amore Sonata|
|Alternative Title||Kleine Sonate für Viola d'amour und Klavier|
|Opus/Catalogue Number||Op.25 No.2|
|Year/Date of Composition||1922 May|
|First Performance||1922 June at the University of Heidelburg
|Average Duration||13 minutes|
|Composer Time Period||Modern|
|Instrumentation||viola d'amore, piano|
- The 3 movements dated, in autograph, May 21, 26 and 28 1922.
- Pianist Emma Lübbecke-Job (Zob?) (1888–1982) was Hindemith's colleague and patron, and also premiered the viola sonata Op.25 no.4 with Hindemith the next year (1923-1-10).
- Originally without opus number; referred to as Op.25b in manuscript solo part and the composer's work lists.
- -Hindemith: A Research and Information Guide