Violin Sonata in E major (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.2455, 1935. Plate 34500.
Misc. Notes 600 dpi. Heavily marked score and violin part. I tried to clean up the artifacts the best I could.
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Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzyka, n.d.(1968). Plate 4734.
Misc. Notes From the Muzgiz table this was most likely published ca.1968 or ca.1924, and it wasn't published ca.1924.
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General Information

Work Title Violin Sonata in E
Alternative. Title Sonate in E für Geige und Klavier
Composer Hindemith, Paul
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IPH 175
Key E major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 movements
  1. Ruhig bewegt (♩‧ = 76)/Langsam
  2. Langsam (= 40) - Sehr lebhaft (♩‧ = 152)/Im Zeitmaß - Langsam - Wieder lebhaft
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1935 August
First Performance. 1936-02-18 in Geneva
Stephan Frenkel (violin), [Maroussia] Orloff (piano)
First Publication. 1935 - Mainz: Schott
Copyright Information U.S. copyright status: copyright renewed 1963 (R313063)

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, 2031.

Average DurationAvg. Duration 10 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation violin, piano
External Links Hindemith Foundation

Misc. Comments

Some additional information from Luttmann, Paul Hindemith: A Research and Information Guide.

Occasionally referred to as his violin sonata "No. 3" in some older sources, but never by Hindemith himself.

-Paul Hindemith: A Research and Information Guide