String Quartet No.6 (Hindemith, Paul)
Scores and Parts
New York: Associated Music Publishers, 1944.
Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, No.3537, n.d. Plate 37110.
New York: Associated Music Publishers, 1944., assigned -
London: Schott & Co., 1946.
Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, No.2277, n.d. Plate 37111a-d.
Sallen112's scans: 150dpi grayscale images. Files 339173-6: Sallen112's scans re-sampled to 600dpi and converted to black and white.
|Work Title||Sechste Streichquartett in Es|
|Alternative Title||Fünfte Streichquartett in Es|
|Year/Date of Composition||1943 May (approx. May 2–16)|
|First Performance||1943-11-07, Washington, D.C.
|Dedication||"Geschrieben für das Budapester Streichquartett"|
|Average Duration||26 minutes|
|Instrumentation||2 violins, viola, cello|
Wikipedia article (French)
Some information from Luttmann, Paul Hindemith: A Research and Information Guide.
Hindemith referred to this work, like most if not all works whose works he gave keys in their titles, "in Es" or "in C" or... not "in Es-dur" - and this is not the same thing, especially in the 20th century; it just means a work whose tonal center is E♭ (in the case of this work), and says nothing about the modality. - Schissel