Trombone Sonata (Hindemith, Paul)

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Sheet Music

Scores and Parts

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. London: Schott & Co., Ltd., No.3673, 1942. Plate 36966.
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General Information

Work Title Trombone Sonata
Alternative. Title Sonate fĂĽr Posaune und Klavier
Composer Hindemith, Paul
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IPH 158
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements (attacca)
  1. Allegro moderato maestoso -
  2. Allegretto grazioso -
  3. Swashbuckler’s Song. Allegro pesante -
  4. Allegro moderato maestoso
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1941 September-October 6, New Haven
First Publication. 1942 – London: Schott
Copyright Information U.S. copyright status: copyright renewed 1970 (R477676)

In the USA, This item is not in the public domain because it was renewed 28 years after first publication with a proper notice or it was "restored" to copyright status via a Notice of Intent to Enforce (NIE) under the provisions of the GATT/TRIPS amendments. It will enter the US public domain on January 1st, 2038.

Average DurationAvg. Duration 11 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation trombone, piano
External Links Hindemith Foundation

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