4 Pieces for Bassoon and Cello (Hindemith, Paul)

Sheet Music


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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, No.6049, 1969. Plate 42398.
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General Information

Work Title Vier Stücke für Fagott und Cello
Alternative. Title 4 Pieces for Bassoon and Cello
Composer Hindemith, Paul
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IPH 117
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 pieces
1. Mäßig schnell
2. Lebhaft
3. Fuge. Langsam
4. Variationen. Mäßig schnell
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1941 March, New Haven
First Performance. 1942 ?
First Publication. 1969
Average DurationAvg. Duration 5 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation bassoon, cello
External Links Hindemith Foundation
Autograph manuscript presented to Dr. Karl Geiringer by Hindemith in 1941

Misc. Comments

If these are the same 4 pieces as on a Gasparo LP/CD, they're Moderato - Andante - Allegretto - Allegro (and the notes say - paraphrasing - These works can be performed with the parts exchanged (the cello part played by bassoon and vice versa).). The finale doesn't sound much like a set of brief variations nor the 2nd movement like a compact duet fugue, but will have another listen.)