Violin Sonata, Op.11 No.2 (Hindemith, Paul)

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PMLP231399-Hindemith - Violin Sonata, op. 11-2.pdf
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First edition (reprint)

Publisher Info.:

Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, No.1919, 1920. Plate 30596. 1948 renewal.

Copyright:

Public Domain - Non-PD EU [tag/del]

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600dpi. Originally uploaded to the U.S. server by user Madcapellan.

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General Information

Work Title Violin Sonata
Alternative Title Sonate in D für Klavier un Geige
Composer Hindemith, Paul
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.11 No.2
Key D major
Movements/Sections 3 movements
1. Erster Teil:
Lebhaft - Langsam - Fleißend - ein wenig fleißender - neu ausholend - Lebhaft -
Sehr stürmisch und stets stark drängen - Stets wild, ungebändigt - Langsam -
Fleißend - ein wenig fleißender - neu ausholend - Viel Lebhafter/stets treiben - Prestissimo
2. Zweiter Teil:
Ruhig und gemessen - Fleißender/Breit/Mäßig schnell/Lebhaft/Ruhig - Wie am Anfang
3. Dritter Teil:
Im Zeitmaß und Charakter eines geschwinden Tanzes. Frisch und stets bewegt -
Wieder sehr fleißend/Nicht zurückhalten/Breit
Year/Date of Composition 1918 September-November
First Performance 1920-04-10 in Frankfurt am Main
Max Strub (violin), Eduard Zuckmayer (piano)
First Publication 1920 – Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne
Dedication Für Abdul (Alfred) Linder und seine Frau Olly Linder
Average Duration 19 minutes
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation violin, piano
External Links Hindemith Foundation


Misc. Comments

  • Key "in D", but mode is deliberately not specified (for reasons that become clear within seconds of the beginning of the piece.)
  • Originally titled "Sonatine" on title page of autograph score; Hindemith consistently referred to the piece as "für Klavier und Violine." Numbered Op.11 No.3 before publication. Autograph manuscript discovered after publication in SW V/6; see SW V/7, pp. 166-68 for a description. Occasionally referred to as his violin sonata "No.2" in some older sources, but never by Hindemith himself.
-Paul Hindemith: A Research and Information Guide
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