Konzertmusik, Op.48 (Hindemith, Paul)

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Publisher. Info. Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, No.3491, 1930. Plate 32589.
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Revised Version of 1931 (definitive fassung)

For Viola and Piano (Willms)

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Arranger Franz Willms (1883-1946)
Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzyka, 1976. Plate 9150.
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Misc. Notes Re-engraving of Schott Ed.3150
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Work Title Konzertmusik
Alternative. Title Konzertmusik für Solobratsche und größeres Kammerorchester
Composer Hindemith, Paul
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.48
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 parts, 6 movements (frühe Fassung)

    Erster Teil

    1. Lebhaft: Bewegte Halbe
    2. Ruhig gehend
    3. Lebhaft

    Zweiter Teil

    4. Langsam: Schreitende Achtel
    5. Leicht bewegt
    6. Lebhaft und munter

5 Movements (definitive Fassung)
    1. Lebhaft. Bewegte Halbe (Half note.png = 120)
    2. Ruhig gehend (Half note.png ‧ = 40-50)
    3. Lebhaft (♩‧ = 120)
    4. Leicht bewegt (= 96-104)
    5. Sehr lebhaft (= 152-160)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1929 Fall-1930 Feburary (frühe Fassung)
1930 July-September (definitive Fassung)
First Performance. 1930-03-28 in Hamburg, Berliner Philharmonisches Orchester (frühe Fassung)
Paul Hindemith (viola), Wilhelm Furtwängler (conductor)
1930-09-22 in Graz, Städtisches Orchester Graz (definitive Fassung)
Paul Hindemith (viola), Oswald Kabasta (conductor)
First Publication. 1930 - Mainz: Schott (frühe Fassung)
1930-10 - Mainz: Schott (definitive Fassung)
1931-09 - Mainz: Schott (Piano reduction, definitive Fassung)
1994 SW III/3 Score (frühe Fassung)
1997 SW III/4 Score (definitive Fassung)
1997 - Mainz: Schott (Piano reduction, frühe Fassung)
Dedication Für Darius und Madeleine Milhaud
Average DurationAvg. Duration 23 minutes (frühe Fassung)
19 minutes (definitive Fassung)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation Viola and Orchestra
Solo - Viola
Orchestra (frühe Fassung)
    piccolo, flute, oboe, English horn, clarinet (B, A)
    bass clarinet (B), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
    3 horns (F), trumpet (C), trombone
    4 cellos and 4 double basses
Orchestra (definitive Fassung)
    piccolo, flute, oboe, English horn, clarinet (B, A)
    bass clarinet (B), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
    3 horns (F), 2 trumpets (C), trombone, tuba
    4 cellos and 4 double basses
External Links Hindemith Foundation (frühe Fassung)
Hindemith Foundation (definitive Fassung)

Misc. Comments

(Frühe Fassung) (First Version)

SW (Sämtliche Werke) also reproduces an early version of the solo part of the third movement.
-Paul Hindemith: A Research and Information Guide

(Definitive Fassung) (Revised Version)

The revision took place in two stages. In August Hindemith composed a seventh movement, which could by played ad libitum after the sixth. He premiered this seventh-movement version on 22 September 1930 in Graz with the Städtisches Orchester Graz, conducted by Oswald Kabasta. By the time the score was published in October 1930, he had decided on the following definitive order of movements: the original first three movements, followed by the original fifth movement (with a slightly altered ending) and the new (initially seventh) seventh movement from August of that year. The original fourth and sixth movements were dropped. The first performance traceable to the conclusive five-movement version probably took place on 27 November 1930 at the Berlin Krolloper with Otto Klemperer conducting and Hindemith as sobist. Occasionally referred to in older secondary literature and contemporary programs as Hindemith's second viola concerto.
-Paul Hindemith: A Research and Information Guide