This work is likely not in the public domain in the US (due to first publication with the required notice after 1923, plus renewal or "restoration" under the GATT/TRIPS amendments), nor in the EU and those countries where the copyright term is life+70 years. However, it is public domain in Canada (where IMSLP is hosted) and in other countries (China, Japan, S. Korea) where the copyright term is life+50 years.
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|Work Title||Symphonische Tänze|
|Alternative. Title||Symphonic Dances|
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.||IPH 149|
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.||1937|
|First Performance.||1937-12-05 in London
|Average DurationAvg. Duration||27 minutes|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Modern|
|Instrumentation||Orchestra: 2 flutes (2nd also piccolo) 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B♭/A), 2 bassoons|
4 horns (F), 2 trumpets (C), 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, percussion (3 players), strings
Apparently begun for a planned but unrealized ballet for Léonide Massine. In 1939 Hindemith incorporated the work in a draft scenario for a ballet to be called Der Kinderkreuzzug (The Children's Crusade), but this plan was also never realized.