"Juicy sonorities and practically engaging all four instruments throughout the composition. Hummels style avoids pitch decoration; it is direct and in respect to the Marsch opener and Finale the contents has a 20th-century casualness. The movement in between these is a Waltz. It runs as one would expect, save for the surprise near twist of the final three measures. The Divertimento can be performed by multiple players and the work is then von Violin Orchestra.
Arthur Cohn (in: Literature for Chamber Music, Chagall Hill NC 1997)"