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||Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, No.2557, 1937. Plate 35308.
||IDS Basel copy has London: Schott rather than Mainz: Schott.
Performance by James Guthrie (American Guild of Organists (AGO) Regional Recital, Chowan University, 2007)
||Organ Sonata No.1
- Mäßig schnell: Lebhaft
- Sehr langsam
- Phantasie, frei
- Ruhig bewegt
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.
||1937 June, Berlin
||1938-01-18 in London
- Ralph Downes (organ)
||1937 – Mainz: Schott
||U.S. copyright status: copyright renewed 1964 (R352003)|
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 DurationAvg. Duration
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
All Music Guide
US-R - 1961 thesis by John Stuart McIntosh
- Note the(copyrighted) thesis on the first two organ sonatas (for download but not distribution) from the University of Rochester, written by John Stuart McIntosh in 1961 -see external link from Sibley.
- A rejected first version of the "Phantasie" section of the second movement survives in manuscript.
- -Paul Hindemith: A Research and Information Guide