Viola Sonata, Op.11 No.4 (Hindemith, Paul)

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 Complete Performance
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Beth Guterman, viola; Matan Porat, piano

Publisher Info.:

Boston: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum


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Scores and Parts

 Piano Score
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 Viola Part
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PMLP231953-Hindemith - Viola Sonata, op. 11-4.pdf

First edition

Publisher Info.:

Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, No.1976, 1922. Plate 30597.


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General Information

Work Title Viola Sonata
Alternative Title Sonate für Bratsche und Klavier
Composer Hindemith, Paul
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.11 No.4
Key F major
Movements/Sections 3 movements played attacca
  1. Fantasie
  2. Thema mit Variationen
  3. Finale (mit Variationen)
Year/Date of Composition 1919-02-27/1919-03-09, Frankfurt
First Performance 1919-06-02 in Frankfurt am Main
Paul Hindemith (viola), Emma Lübbecke-Job (piano)
First Publication 1922 – Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne
Average Duration 16-17 minutes
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation viola, piano
External Links Hindemith Foundation
Wikipedia article
All Music Guide

Misc. Comments

  • Sketches to the first movements are in a book dated between 1914 and 1916, although it is unlikely that these entries were made before 1919. Occasionally referred to as his viola sonata "No.1" or "in F major" in some older sources, but never by Hindemith himself.
-Paul Hindemith: A Research and Information Guide
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