Symphonia Serena (Hindemith, Paul)

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Sheet Music


 Complete Score (CA)
#319453 - 9.36MB, 114 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/43/34

PDF scanned by Sallen112
Sallen112 (2014/3/21)

Publisher Info.:

Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, No.4432, 1947. Plate 37647.


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


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General Information

Work Title Symphonia Serena
Alternative Title Symphonia Serena for Orchestra
Composer Hindemith, Paul
Movements/Sections 4 Movements
1. Moderately Fast (♩‧ = 76)
2. Geschwindmarsch by Beethoven: Paraphrase (Wind instruments only)
Rather fast (Half note.png = 112)
3. Colloquy: String Orchestra in Two Sections
Quiet (Eighth-note.png = 84) - Fast (= 120) - Scherzando (Half note.png = 84) - Fast (= 120)
4. Finale: Gay (Half note.png = 76)
Year/Date of Composition 1946 November-December, New Haven
First Performance 1947-Feburary 1st and 2nd, Dallas, Texas
Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Antal Dorati (conductor)
First Publication 1947
Dedication Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Average Duration 25 minutes
Composer Time Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation Orchestra
piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (A)
bass clarinet (A), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns (F), 2 trumpets (B), 2 trombones, tuba
2 timpani, percussion (3 players), celesta, strings (one violin and one viola backstage)
bass drum, snare drum, cymbals, suspended cymbal,
triangle, tambourine, wood blocks, glockenspiel
External Links Hindemith Foundation
Wikipedia article (French)
Wikipedia article (English)

Misc. Comments

The second movement, Geschwindmarsch von Beethoven for winds, is available separately as ED 6845 AP.

-Paul Hindemith: A Research and Information Guide
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