Lied

Lied

Early version of the second movement “Lied” [“Song”] from the “Concertino” for trumpet with seven solo instruments (1933), edited by Helmut Hell

Performance duration: 5′

First performance: June 18, 1980, Münchner Philharmonische Solisten (Soloist: Jean-François Michel, Conductor: Wolfgang Schröder)

  • Year
  • 1932
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2nd String quartet

2nd String quartet

für meine Elisabeth [“for my Elisabeth”]

Begun in 1945/46, with the following comment after revision: “Im Jahr 1948 wurde das II. Streichquartett durch das Freund-Quartett bei den Internationalen Zeitgenössischen Musiktagen in Darmstadt uraufgeführt und im folgenden Herbst neu bearbeitet. Karl Amadeus Hartmann, 2. Januar 1949.” [“In 1948, the 2nd String quartet was premiered by the Freund-Quartett at the International Contemporary Music Days in Darmstadt and reworked the following autumn. Karl Amadeus Hartmann, January 2, 1949.”]

I Langsam – äußerst lebhaft und sehr energisch [“Slow – extremely lively and very energetic”]
II Andantino
III Presto

Performance duration: 27′

First performance (new version): 1949, Mailand, Végh-Quartett

  • Year
  • 1945/46
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Sonata “27. April 1945”

Sonata “27. April 1945”

for piano solo
Am 27. und 28. April 1945 schleppte sich ein Menschenstrom von Dachauer “Protected prisoners” an uns vorüber – unendlich war der Strom – unendlich war das Elend – unendlich war das Leid [“On April 27 and 28, 1945 a stream of ‘People in protective custody’ dragged themselves past us – infinite was the stream – infinite was the misery – infinite was the suffering -“]

I Bewegt [“Moving”]
II Presto assai (Scherzo)
III Marcia funebre (Lento)
IV 1st version: Allegro resoluto – 2nd version: Allegro furioso (Stürmisch, leidenschaftlich) [“Stormy, passionate”]

Performance duration: 16′.

First performance: June 13, 1982, musica viva, Herbert Henck (piano)

  • Year
  • 1945
  • Archivalienkategorie
  • Werke

Concertino

for trumpet with seven solo instruments
Then reworked as “Konzert für Bläserensemble, Kontrabässe und zwei Solotrompeten” [“Concerto for wind ensemble, double basses and two solo trumpets”] (1949), later reworked into the V. Symphony (1950)

I Toccata
II Lied [“Song”]
III Quodlibet

Performance duration: 19′

First performance: August 12, 1933, Straßburger Arbeitstagung der IGNM (Dirigent: Ernst Klug)

  • Year
  • 1932/33
  • Archivalienkategorie
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1st Sonata for piano

Toccata Variata

Burleske Musik

Burleske Musik

for wind instruments, percussion and piano
für Elisabeth Reußmann [“for Elisabeth Reußmann”]

I Vorspiel [“Prelude”]
II Schneller Tanz [“Quick dance”]
III Intermezzo
IV Langsamer Tanz [“Slow dance”]
V Marsch [“March”]

Performance duration: 11′

First performance: October 30, 1931 (“Die Juryfreien”, Ensemble amongst others with Walther Theurer, Hans Obermüller and Karl H. Weiler)

  • Year
  • 1931
  • Archivalienkategorie
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Tanzsuite

Tanzsuite

for Wind quintet

Scoring: clarinet, bassoon, french horn, trumpet & trombone

I Lustig (Viertel) [“Funny (Quarter notes”]
II Sehr langsame Viertel [“Very slow quarter notes”]
III Ruhige Viertel [“Calm quarter notes”]
IV Lebhaft, sehr energisch (Marsch) [“Lively, very energetic”]
Performance duration: 14′

First performance: June 3, 1931 (Münchner Bläserquintett, Conductor: Karl Amadeus Hartmann)

  • Year
  • 1931
  • Archivalienkategorie
  • Werke

Sonatina for piano

Sonatina for piano

dem Künstler und Helfer meiner Musik Kurt Arnold gewidmet [“dedicated to the artist and helper of my music Kurt Arnold”]

Äußerst lebhaft – Sehr breit, ausdrucksvoll [“Extremely lively – Very broad, expressive”]

Performance duration: 7′

First performance: January 4, 1933

  • Year
  • 1931
  • Archivalienkategorie
  • Werke