Old Irish Air (Hindemith, Paul)

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Sheet Music


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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, No.5408, 1958. Plate 39777.
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General Information

Work Title Old Irish Air: "The harp that once thro’ Tara’s halls"
Alternative. Title Altes irisches Lied. "Einst klang in Tara Harfenton"
Composer Hindemith, Paul
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IPH 105
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Moderato
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1940
First Performance. 1940
First Publication. 1958
Librettist Thomas Moore (1779-1852) translated by composer
Language English, German
Average DurationAvg. Duration 3 Minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation soprano, alto, tenor, bass, piano, harp, strings
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