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Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, No.3970, 1942. Plate 36973.
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||Sonata for 2 Pianos
||Sonate für zwei Klaviere
|Year/Date of Composition
||1942-11-20 in New York City, New York
- Celius Dougherty, Vincenz Ruzicka, pianos
||1942 – Mainz: Schott
||U.S. copyright status: copyright renewed 1970 (R477678)|
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Wikipedia article (French)
Declamtion in piano 1 part in fourth movement is to "This World's Joy," an anonymous fourteeth-century English poem.
- -Paul Hindemith: A Research and Information Guide