String Quartet No.7 (Hindemith, Paul)

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General Information

Work Title String Quartet No.7 in E-flat major
Alternative. Title 6. Streichquartett (or 7. Streichquartett)
Composer Hindemith, Paul
Key E-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
  1. Fast
  2. Quiet, scherzando
  3. Slow. Fast
  4. Canon, moderately fast, gay
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1944 December–1945 December 30
First Performance. 1946-03-21, Washington, D.C., USA
Budapest String Quartet
First Publication. 1949
Average DurationAvg. Duration 16 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello
External Links Hindemith Foundation
Wikipedia article (French)


Misc. Comments

  • Hindemith wrote seven string quartets; Schott published all except for Op.2 (String Quartet No.1). The traditional numbering, with Op.10 (String Quartet No. 2) as the first quartet, is Schott's; throughout his lifetime and with a high degree of consistency, Hindemith numbered the Op.2 quartet as his first, and the remaining six quartets as Nos.2-7. The Op.22 quartet is even identified as No.4 on the program of its premiere performance. Since the early 1990s, all Schott printings of the quartets make use of Hindemith's own numbering.
-Paul Hindemith: A Research and Information Guide