Organ Sonata No.2 (Hindemith, Paul)

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 1. Lebhaft
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 2. Ruhig bewegt
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 3. Fuge. Mäßig bewegt, Heiter
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Bartfloete (2014/1/8)

Performer Pages:

Michael Schopen (Organ)

Publisher Info.:

Michael Schopen


Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

Played live at a MIDI console using the virtual pipe organ software Hauptwerk and the sampleset Velesovo


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Sheet Music


 Complete Score (CA)
#310414 - 0.75MB, 14 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/33/34

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Madcapellan (2014/1/7)


First edition

Publisher Info.:

Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, No.2558, 1937. Plate 35309.


Public Domain - Non-PD US, Non-PD EU [tag/del]


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General Information

Work Title Organ Sonata No.2
Alternative Title
Composer Hindemith, Paul
Movements/Sections 3 movements
  1. Lebhaft
  2. Ruhig bewegt
  3. Fuge. Mäßig bewegt, Heiter
Year/Date of Composition 1937 June-July, Berlin
First Performance 1938-01-18 in London (or earlier?)
Ralph Downes (organ)
First Publication 1937 – Mainz: Schott
Copyright Information U.S. copyright status: copyright renewed 1964 (R352004)

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, 2033.

Average Duration 11 minutes
Composer Time Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation organ
External Links Hindemith Foundation
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US-R - 1961 thesis by John Stuart McIntosh
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