Paul Hindemith

Paul Hindemith (1895-1963)

Nationality: German
Born: November 16, 1895, Hanau Died: December 28, 1963, Frankfurt (age 68)

String Quartet No. 3 in C major, Op. 16

(for 2 violins, viola and cello)
10:13 I. Lebhaft und sehr energisch
13:26 II. Sehr langsam
7:25 III. Finale. Ausserst lebhaft
Duration: 32 minutes (approximately)
Composed: 1920 (age 24-25)
Premiere: August 1, 1921. Donaueschingen, Amar Quartet
Published: 1921, Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne (age 25-26)
Dedication: Meinem Bruder Rudolf [Hindemith] zugeeignet
3 recordings, 9 videos
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10:25
Juilliard String Quartet
I. Lebhaft und sehr energisch
13:26
Juilliard String Quartet
II. Sehr langsam
7:16
Juilliard String Quartet
III. Finale. Ausserst lebhaft
9:59
Melos Quartet
I. Lebhaft und sehr energisch
13:47
Melos Quartet
II. Sehr langsam
7:16
Melos Quartet
III. Finale. Ausserst lebhaft
10:16
Amar Quartet
I. Lebhaft und sehr energisch
13:04
Amar Quartet
II. Sehr langsam
7:44
Amar Quartet
III. Finale. Ausserst lebhaft

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