Duet for Viola and Cello (Hindemith, Paul)

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Sheet Music


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Publisher. Info. Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, No.4765, 1957. Plate 39476.
Misc. Notes From the uploader's library. The parts have the same edition # (see WorldCat.)
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General Information

Work Title Duo for Viola and Cello
Alternative. Title Duett für Bratsche und Violoncello
Composer Hindemith, Paul
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IPH 37
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 - Schnelle Achtel
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1934-01-23
First Performance. 1934-01-23 in London, Columbia Studio (for recording)
Paul Hindemith (viola), Emanuel Feuermann (cello)
First Publication. 1957 - Mainz: Schott
Average DurationAvg. Duration 4 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation viola, cello
External Links Hindemith Foundation

Misc. Comments

This may be the duet also known as (and recorded as) "scherzo" and also composed in 1934? (There is a recording with the composer as violist, and more recent ones.)

Composed between 5:00 a.m. and 8:20 a.m. on the day of the first performance in order to fill an empty side of a 78-rpm set.

Paul Hindemith: A Research and Information Guide