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Mainz: Schott, No.3640, 1940.
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||Viola Sonata (1939)
- Breit. Mit Kraft
- Sehr lebhaft
- Finale (mit zwei Variationen)
|Year/Date of Composition
||1939-4-19, Town Hall, New York
- Paul Hindemith (viola) and Jesús Maria Sanromá (piano)
||1940 – Mainz: Schott
|Additional Copyright Info
||U.S. copyright status: copyright renewed 1968 (R426716)|
In the USA, This item is not in the public domain because it was renewed 28 years after first publication with a proper notice or it was "restored" to copyright status via a Notice of Intent to Enforce (NIE) under the provisions of the GATT/TRIPS amendments. It will enter the US public domain on January 1st, 2036.
Finale completed April 13 1939 according to above Hindemith Memorial Year site link. (First movement completed in 1938.)