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.
|Composition Year||1938 July-1939-04-13|
|Genre Categories||;; ; ;|
|Work Title||Viola Sonata|
|Alternative. Title||Sonate für Bratsche und Klavier|
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.||IPH 172|
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.||1938 July-1939-04-13|
|First Performance.||1939-04-23, Town Hall, New York
|First Publication.||1940 – Mainz: Schott|
|Copyright Information||U.S. copyright status: |
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Modern|
Finale completed April 13 1939 according to above Hindemith Memorial Year site link. (First movement completed in 1938.)
Occasionally referred to as his viola sonata "No. 3" or "in F" in older sources, but never by Hindemith himself.