Der Schwanendreher (Hindemith) Fingering: Viola Solo

This seems to be the best video and I got some of the fingerings by watching his left hand position

I 1 3 x x D C

I 1 3 x x Db C

This seems to be the best video and I got some of the fingerings by watching his left hand position

Hindemith: Der Schwanendreher ∙ hr-Sinfonieorchester ∙ Antoine Tamestit ∙ Paavo Järvi

hr-Sinfonieorchester – Frankfurt Radio Symphony

I'm trying to do this piece for an audition, and it's a bear to figure out the fingering, and it's very difficult to get your head around any "melody" as it doesn't sound anything like a classical or romantic piece like Beethoven or Brahms so here is my solution:

Position Tab for 4 strings - Note names

1:

I 0 0 1 4

III X X 1 2

III X X X 3

III X X X 2

III X X 0 1

III X 1 3 X

III x x 1 4

2:

I x x 1 2

III x x 0 1

III x 1 1 3

III x x x 2

3:

III x x x 3

VI x x x 2

VI x x x 2

VI x x 3 4

VI x x 1 3

III x x 3 4

4:

III x x 1 2

III x x x 4

III x x x 3

I x x 1 2

5:

I x 1 2 3

II x x 1 2

II x x 3 4

II x x 1 2

VI x x 1 3

III x x 3 4

4:

III x x 1 2

III x x x 4

III x x x 3

I x x 1 2

5:

I x 1 2 3

II x x 1 2

II x x 3 4

II x x 1 2

1/2 x 0 1 2

1/2 x 0 1 2

6:

I x x 0 2

I x x x 4

I x x x 2

I x x x 4

I x x 2 4

I x x 2 4

I x 1 x x

I x 0 x x

7:

III 1 3 x x

III x 2 x x

III x 3 x x

III x 2 x x

III x 2 x x C#

III x 1 x x C

III x x 1 x G

8: (same)

III 1 3 x x

III x 2 x x

III x 3 x x

III x 2 x x

III x 2 x x C#

III x 1 x x C

III x x 1 x G

9:

III 1 3 x x F# E

III 1 2 x x E# C#

II 2 1 x x E A#

I 1 2 x x D# B

10:I 1 3 x x D C

I 1 3 x x Db C

I 0 3 x x C C

to be continued....

to be continued....