Violin Sonata, Op.31 No.1 (Hindemith, Paul)

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 Complete Score (CA)
#310831 - 0.63MB, 9 pp. -  8.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/20/34

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First edition

Publisher Info.:

Mainz: Schott Musik International, No.1901, 1924. Plate 31151.


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General Information

Work Title Violin Sonata
Alternative Title Sonate für Violine solo
Composer Hindemith, Paul
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.31 No.1
Movements/Sections 5 movements
  1. Sehr lebhafte Achtel
  2. Sehr langsame Viertel
  3. Sehr lebhafte Viertel
  4. Intermezzo, Lied
  5. Prestissimo
Year/Date of Composition 1924 March to April
First Performance 1924-5-21, Musikwissenschaftliches Seminar Freiburg/Breisgau
Licco Amar, violin
First Publication 1924 – Mainz: Schott
Copyright Information U.S. copyright status: copyright renewed 1952 (R91108-9)

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, 2020.

Dedication Licco Amar
Average Duration 11 minutes
Composer Time Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation violin
External Links Hindemith Foundation

Misc. Comments

Referred to as Op. 31 No. 3 prior to publication.

-Paul Hindemith: A Research and Information Guide
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