Sing und Spielmusik für Liebhaber und Musikfreunde, Op.45 (Hindemith, Paul)

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Publisher. Info. London: Schott & Co., 1951. Plate 37914.
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Work Title Sing und Spielmusik für Liebhaber und Musikfreunde
Alternative. Title Music to Sing and Play, for Amateurs and Music-lovers
Composer Hindemith, Paul
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.45 (Nos.1-5)
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 Sections:
  • No.1a. Frau Musica. (First Version)
    Erstes Stück. Mäßig schnell
    Zweites Stück. Pastorale-Musette
    Drittes Stück.
    Viertes Stück. Trio; Duett
  • No.1b. Frau Musica. (New Version)
    (as In Praise of Music)
    I. Moderately fast (= 120)
    II. Pastorale-Musette (♩‧ = 60)
    III. Allegro moderato (= 108)
    IV. Trio. Gay; Duet (= 108-112)
  • Dame Music. (Similar to "1b." above)
    1. Moderately fast
    2. Pastorale-Musette
    3. Allegro moderato
    4. Trio; Duet
  • No.2. Acht Kanons
    I. Lustig (Alter Spruch)
    II. Munter (Martin Luther)
    III. Sehr Langsam - Ruhig (Reinhard Goering)
    IV. Mäßig schnell (Christian Morgenstern)
    V. Ruhig (Franz Werfel)
    VI. Bewegt (Jakob Kneip)
    VII. Ruhig (Hermann Claudius)
    VIII. Ruhig Bewegt (Christian Morgenstern)
  • No.3. Ein Jäger aus Kurpfalz, der reitet durch den grünen Wald
    I. Breit Majestätisch (= 76)
    II. Munter (= 106)
  • No.4. Kleine Klaviermusik (Leichte Fünftonstücke für Klavier)
    1. Mäßig schnell
    2. Ruhig Bewegt
    3. Munter. Schnelle Viertel
    4. Lebhaft, sehr markiert
    5. Schnell. Ganze Takte
    6. Gemächlich
    7. Schnell und wild
    8. Mäßig schnell
    9. Langsam, ruhig schreitend
    10. Munter, ziemlich lebhaft
    11. Mäßig schnell
    12. Bewegt
  • No.5. Martinslied
    1. Instrumentalstück: Lebhaft, sehr kräftig mit Oktavverdopplungen nach Belieben
    2. Gesang: Im gleichen Zeitmaß
    3. Gesang: Leicht bewegt
    4. Gesang: Die vorher die ♩.
    5. Gesang: Die wie am Anfang
Text Incipit Acht Kanons
    1. Hie kann nit sein ein böser Mut
    2. Wer sich die Musik erkiest
    3. Die wir dem Licht in Liebe dienen
    4. Auf a folgt b
    5. Niemals wieder will ich eines Menschen Antlitz verlachen
    6. Das weiss ich und hab' ich erlebt
    7. Mund und Augen wissen ihre Pflicht
    8. Erde die uns dies gebracht
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1928-29, 43, 50 (Whole Opus)
    No.1/a. 1928-01-15, Berlin
    No.1/b. 1943 July
    Dame Music: 1950 March
    No.2. 1928 January
    No.4. ca.1929 October
    No.5. 1929?
First Performance. 1929-03-27 in Nürnberg (Frau Musica and Ein Jäger aus Kurpfalz)
Constantin Bruck (conductor)
No.1. 1928 Summer in Baden-Lichtenthal
No.2. 1928 Summer in Baden-Lichtenthal?
No.3. 1928 April in Spiekeroog; student orchestra of the Bieberstein boarding school?
First Publication. 1928-31 (Nos. 1-5)
2009 (Dame Music)
Copyright Information Although purely instrumental selections and arrangements are permitted for this piece items
containing any text by the author(s) listed below cannot be added to the main server until
January 1, 2031. Items with text first published before 1923 or otherwise confirmed as public domain
in the United States can be uploaded to the USA server only.
Librettist see below
1/a. Martin Luther (1483-1546)
1/b. Martin Luther (New Version translated by William Strunk, Jr. (1869–1946) and Harvey Officer (1872–1947))
2. Various
I. Alter Spruch (Anonymous)
II. Martin Luther
III. Reinhard Goering (1887-1936)
IV. Christian Morgenstern (1871-1914)
V. Franz Werfel (1890-1945)
VI. Jakob Kneip (1881-1958)
VII. Hermann Claudius (1878-1980)
VIII. Christian Morgenstern
3. for instruments
4. for solo piano
5. Johannes Olorinus (1559-1622)
Language English, German
Average DurationAvg. Duration 29 minutes (Complete)
    7 minutes (Frau Musica)
    7 minutes (Acht Kanons)
    5 minutes (Ein Jäger aus Kurpfalz)
    6 minutes (Kleine Klaviermusik)
    4 minutes (Martinslied)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation Various Ensembles:
1. Frau Musica: (both versions)
2 voices (one female, one male), mixed choir (including audience), flute, winds (ad.lib.),
strings (includes 2 solo violins, 1 can replace the flute) (i.e. orchestra with or without winds)
Dame Music:
2 voices (one female, one male), chorus, full chorus
flute, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, tuba
piano (4 hands), 2 violins, cello
2. Acht Kanons:
Two singers with various accompanied instruments (ad. lib.)
(ex: String quartet: 2 violins, viola, cello)
3. Ein Jäger aus Kurpfalz
flutes, oboes, clarinets (B), bassoons, strings (numbers ad. lib.)
4. Kleine Klaviermusik
Solo piano
5.Martinslied
Voices
Individual Voices or Groups of Men or Women
Instruments: 3 Voices (High, Middle, Low)
High: violins, flutes, oboes, clarinets
Middle: violas, clarinets etc.
Low: cellos, basses, bassoons
External Links Hindemith Foundation (Frau Musica, 1a. First Version)
Hindemith Foundation (Acht Kanons)
Hindemith Foundation (Ein Jäger aus Kurpfalz)
Hindemith Foundation (Kleine Klaviermusik)
Hindemith Foundation (Martinslied)

Misc. Comments

  • Full names for each numbered piece, Op.45 (1-5):
1a. Original Version: Frau Musica. Musik zum Singen und Spielen auf Instrumenten nach einem Text von Luther.
1b. English text: as In Praise of Music
2. Acht Kanons für zwei Singstimmen mit Instrumenten.
3. Ein Jäger aus Kurpfalz, der reitet durch den grünen Wald. Spielmusik für Streicher und Bläser.
4. Kleine Klaviermusik. Leichte Fünftonstücke.
5. Martinslied für einstimmigen Gesang (Solo oder Chor) und Instrumenten (Johannes Olorinus).
  • Dame Music
Arrangement for performances on 16-17 March 1950 at Harvard.
-Paul Hindemith: A Research and Information Guide