String Quartet No.3, Op.16 (Hindemith, Paul)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, No.3434, 1922. Plate 30761.
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Publisher. Info. Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, No.3116, 1922. Plate 30761.
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General Information

Work Title String Quartet No.3 in C major
Alternative. Title 2. Streichquartett (or 3. Streichquartett)
Composer Hindemith, Paul
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.16
Key C major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements
I. Lebhaft und sehr energisch
II. Sehr langsam
III. Finale. Äußerst lebhaft
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1920
First Performance. 1921-08-01, Donaueschingen
Amar Quartet
First Publication. 1921 – Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne
Dedication Meinem Bruder Rudolf (Hindemith) zugeeignet
Average DurationAvg. Duration 32 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello
External Links Hindemith Foundation
Wikipedia article (French)

Misc. Comments

1921 (late) (score); 1922 (parts)

  • Hindemith wrote seven string quartets; Schott published all except for Op.2 (String Quartet No.1). The traditional numbering, with Op.10 (String Quartet No. 2) as the first quartet, is Schott's; throughout his lifetime and with a high degree of consistency, Hindemith numbered the Op.2 quartet as his first, and the remaining six quartets as Nos.2-7. The Op.22 quartet is even identified as No.4 on the program of its premiere performance. Since the early 1990s, all Schott printings of the quartets make use of Hindemith's own numbering.
-Paul Hindemith: A Research and Information Guide