Kleine Sonate, Op.25 No.2 (Hindemith, Paul)

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Sheet Music

Scores and Parts

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, No.2079, 1929. Plate 32241.
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General Information

Work Title Viola d'amore Sonata
Alternative. Title Kleine Sonate für Viola d'amour und Klavier
Composer Hindemith, Paul
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.25 No.2
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements
  1. Mäßig schnell. Lustig
  2. Sehr langsam
  3. Sehr lebhaft
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1922 May
First Performance. 1922 June at the University of Heidelburg
Paul Hindemith (viola d'amore), Emma Lübbecke-Job (piano)
First Publication. 1929
Average DurationAvg. Duration 13 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation viola d'amore, piano
External Links Hindemith Foundation

Misc. Comments

  • The 3 movements dated, in autograph, May 21, 26 and 28 1922.
  • Pianist Emma Lübbecke-Job (Zob?) (1888–1982) was Hindemith's colleague and patron, and also premiered the viola sonata Op.25 no.4 with Hindemith the next year (1923-1-10).
  • Originally without opus number; referred to as Op.25b in manuscript solo part and the composer's work lists.
-Hindemith: A Research and Information Guide