The Four Temperaments (Hindemith, Paul)

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Sheet Music

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For Piano and Strings

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Publisher. Info. New York: Associated Music Publishers, 1948. Plate 194611.
Misc. Notes 600 dpi.
AMP- Doesn't their plate (number) scheme usually parallel that of Schott, at least when (at I'm guessing here) they're coissuing?
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For 2 Pianos (Hammer)

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Arranger Karl Louis Hammer (1877-1950)
Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, No.1625, 1947. Plate 37053.
Misc. Notes 600 dpi.
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General Information

Work Title Theme with Four Variations (according to the Four Temperaments)
Thema mit vier Variationen
Alternative. Title Die vier Temperamente für Orchester oder Ballett
Composer Hindemith, Paul
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IPH 46
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Theme and 4 Variations
A. Theme
B. First Variation: Melancholic
C. Second Variation: Sanguinic
D. Third Variation: Phlegmatic
E. Fourth Variation: Choleric
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1940-11-01, New Haven
First Performance. 1943-03-10 in Winterthur, Stadtorchester Winterthur (Orchestra)
Rudolf am Bach (piano), Hermann Scherchen (conductor)

1946-11-20 in the New Ballet Society, New York (Ballet)

Nicolas Kopeikine (piano), Leon Barzin (conductor)
Georges Balanchine (choreographer), Kurt Seligmann (stage design and costumes)
First Publication. 1947
Average DurationAvg. Duration 30 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation piano, strings (violins I, violins II, violas, cellos, basses)
External Links Hindemith Foundation
Wikipedia article (ballet version)