Piano Sonata No.1 (Hindemith, Paul)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Mainz: B. Schott’s Söhne, No.2518, 1936. Plate 34790.
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General Information

Work Title Piano Sonata No.1
Alternative. Title Erste Sonate für Klavier ; Der Main
Composer Hindemith, Paul
Key A major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 movements
  1. Ruhig
  2. Im Zeitmass eines sehr langsamen Marsche
  3. Lebhaft
  4. Ruhig bewegte Viertel
  5. Lebhaft
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1936
First Publication. 1936 – Mainz: Schott
Copyright Information U.S. copyright status: copyright renewed 1963 (R323380)

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, 2032.

Average DurationAvg. Duration 26 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation piano
External Links Hindemith Foundation