Philharmonic Concerto (Hindemith, Paul)

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PDF scanned by Sallen112
Sallen112 (2014/5/27)

Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Mainz: B. Schott’s Söhne, No.3505, 1932. Plate 33468a.
Misc. Notes 600dpi. The last page, final barline was cutoff in the score. I used a black marker to draw in the bar line the best I could down the page.
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Work Title Philharmonisches Konzert
Alternative. Title Variationen für Orchester
Composer Hindemith, Paul
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Theme and Variations
  1. Thema: Ruhig schreitend (= 92) -
  2. Erste Variation: Mäßig schnell (= 84-88) -
  3. Zweite Variation: Sehr ruhig (= 40) -
  4. Dritte Variation: Mäßig lebhafte Halbe (Half note.png = 96) -
  5. Vierte Variation: Ruhig bewegte Achtel (Eighth-note.png = 88) -
  6. Fünfte Variation: Leicht bewegt schreitend (Eighth-note.png = 92-96) -
  7. Letzte Variation: Im Marschzeitmaß (Half note.png = 100-108)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1932 Feburary-March (completed March 12th),
S.S. Ausonia (on a trip between Genoa and Cairo)
First Performance. 1932-04-15 in Berlin, Philharmonie
Berliner Philharmonisches Orchester, Wilhelm Furtwängler (conductor)
First Publication. 1932 (September)
Dedication Für Wilhelm Furtwängler und das Berliner Philharmonische Orchester
zur Feier seines 50 jährigen Bestehens
Average DurationAvg. Duration 20 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation Orchestra
3 flutes (3rd also piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (B, A)
bass clarinet (B), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns (F), 3 trumpets (C), 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, percussion, strings
triangle, bass drum, snare drum, field drum
small cymbals, suspended cymbals, cymbals
External Links Hindemith Foundation