Hindemith

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Symphonic Transformations
From Weber to Hindemith to Lawrence
One of the most interesting cross-generational music styles is the theme and variations, particularly when a composer delves into the past to find his inspiration. How a work gets changed and modernized, its style developed, and a new work created
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Musical Voices of WWI (1914-18)
Kreisler, Caplet and Hindemith
In 1910, Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962) was at the top of his game! He had just premiered the Elgar Violin Concerto under the composer’s direction at Queen’s Hall in London, and he was revered as one of the finest instrumentalists of
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Unsung Concertos
Paul Hindemith: Klaviermusik mit Orchester, Op. 29
The pianist Paul Wittgenstein tragically lost his right arm in World War I. Nevertheless, Wittgenstein decided to continue his pianistic career by commissioning the leading composers of his day to write dedicated piano works for his left hand. Lured by
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Music and Art: Hindemith and Grünewald
Most of the music and art connections have been fairly simple: a picture of art and piece of music. In the case of Grünewald and Hindemith, we have a more complex inspiration that also has a political side. Matthias Grünewald
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Paul Hindemith – Sonatas for piano and…
Sonata for Althorn and Piano: I. Ruhig bewegt From Paul Hindemith – Sonatas for piano and… (2015) Released by Harmonia Mundi Hindemith: Sonata for Althorn and Piano: I. Ruhig bewegtHindemith composed more than 30 sonatas for the most diverse instruments
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Hindemith: Violine Konzert / Symphonic Metamorphosis / Konzertmusik Op. 50
Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by C.M.von Weber (1943) III Andantino From Hindemith: Violine Konzert / Symphonic Metamorphosis / Konzertmusik Op. 50 (2013) Released by Ondine Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by C.M.von Weber (1943) – III AndantinoOndine presents a release
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Shooting the Messenger
Hindemith and the Folk Tradition
During a 1928 lecture for choral conductors in Berlin, Paul Hindemith addressed the widening gap between contemporary composers — and here he particularly emphasized Arnold Schoenberg — and the general musical public. “The tenuous connection in music today between producers
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Sign of the Lion!
Paul Hindemith and Gertrud Rottenberg IV
Paul Hindemith: Die Serenaden, Op. 35 “Duett for Viola and Violoncello” At the beginning of 1940, Gertrude was still stuck in Switzerland and desperately looking for a way to join her husband, who had secured lectureships at the University of
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