Pittsburgh Symphony (Hindemith, Paul)

Free public domain sheet music from IMSLP / Petrucci Music Library
Jump to: navigation, search

This work may not be in the public domain in the US (due to first publication with the required notice after 1922) in the EU and those countries where the copyright term is life+70 years. However, it is public domain in Canada (where IMSLP is hosted) and in other countries (China, Japan, S. Korea) where the copyright term is life+50 years.

Please obey the copyright laws of your country. IMSLP does not assume any sort of legal responsibility or liability for the consequences of downloading files that are not in the public domain in your country.

Sheet Music

Scores

 I. Molto energico (CA)
#310101 - 2.16MB, 41 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - V/55/34

PDF scanned by Unknown
Madcapellan (2014/1/5)

 II. Slow March (CA)
#310102 - 2.06MB, 43 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - V/55/34

PDF scanned by Unknown
Madcapellan (2014/1/5)

 III. Ostinato. Allegro moderato (CA)
#310103 - 1.57MB, 30 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - V/55/34

PDF scanned by Unknown
Madcapellan (2014/1/5)

Publisher Info.:

Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, No.5011, 1959. Plate 40006a.

Copyright:

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

Misc. Notes:

Edition 5011 from Worldcat (at least, for miniature score version of the same year.)

Purchase:

Javascript is required for this feature.

Javascript is required to submit files.

General Information

Work Title Pittsburgh Symphony
Alternative Title
Composer Hindemith, Paul
Movements/Sections 3 movements
I. Molto energico
II. Slow March
III. Ostinato. Allegro moderato
Year/Date of Composition 1958
First Performance 1959-1-30 in Pittsburgh, Syria Mosque
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the composer
First Publication 1959 - Mainz: Schott
Average Duration 26 minutes
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation Orchestra
2 flutes (2nd also piccolo), 2 oboes, english horn, 2 clarinets (B)
bass clarinet (B), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns (F), 2 trumpets (B), 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, percussion (4 players), strings
External Links Hindemith Foundation
All Music Guide


Misc. Comments

Finale includes a quotation from Anton Webern's symphony Op.21 (not known to be a favorite of Hindemith's, I think- at least, Hindemith was regarded as not being a "fan" of music written using serial "techniques".

"Paul Hindemith wrote the Pittsburgh Symphony, his sixth and final symphony, at the request of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's then-music director William Steinberg in 1958 to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the founding of the city." - from James Leonard's description at All Music Guide

Personal tools
Variants
Actions
Navigation
Browse scores
Browse recordings
Participate
Other
For iPhone & iPad

Purchase

Toolbox
Associated with