Kammermusik No.6, Op.46 No.1 (Hindemith, Paul)

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Publisher. Info. Mainz: B. Schott's S├Âhne, No.6315, 1930. Plate 32613a.
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Work Title Kammermusik No.6
Alternative. Title Konzert f├╝r Viola d'amore und Kammerorchester
Name Translations Kammermusik n. 6; Kammermusik No. 6
Composer Hindemith, Paul
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.46 No.1
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IPH 66
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 sections (4 movements)
I. First Section
1. M├Ą├čig schnell, majest├Ątisch, Doppelt so schnell
2. Langsam, Sehr zart und ruhig, Im Hauptzeitma├č
II. Second Section
1. Variation, Sehr langsam, frei im Zeitma├č
2. Lebhaft, wie fr├╝her
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1927 August-September, St. Wolfgang and Frnakfurt (original version)
1929 ("definitive" version)
First Performance. 1928-03-29 in K├Âln (original version)
Paul Hindemith (viola d'amore),
Frankfurt Symphony members, Ludwig Rottenberg (conductor)

1929-12-02 in Aussig ("definitive" version)

Paul Hindemith (viola d'amore),
Orchester des Aussiger Stadttheaters, Leo Franz (conductor)
First Publication. 1930 - Mainz: Schott ("definitive" version)
2007 - Mainz Schott (original version)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 19 minutes (original version)
17 minutes ("definitive" version)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation Solo: viola d'amore
Orchestra (both versions): flute, oboe, clarinet (B), bass clarinet (B), bassoon
horn (F), trumpet (C), trombone, 3 cellos, 2 basses
External Links Wikipedia article (Kammermusik series)
Hindemith Foundation (original version)
Hindemith Foundation ("definitive" version)
Kammermusik No.6 -  Scores at Sheet Music Plus

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Labelling first version/definitive version as per Hindemith Foundation, but differences between them unclear (maybe spelled out in the preface to the 2007 publication of the first version of the piece.)