German composer Karl Amadeus Hartmann was born on this day in 1905.
Despite being largely overlooked in many English-speaking countries, he is often lauded as one of the greatest German symphonists of the 20th Century.
His major contributions to the violin repertoire include ‘Concerto Funebre’ for Violin and String Orchestra, 2 violin and piano sonatas – and 2 solo sonatas and suites.
ARABELLA STEINBACHER | KARL AMADEUS HARTMANN | CONCERTO FUNÈBRE | ORPHEUS CHAMBER ORCHESTRA | 2011
1930s Violin Concertos, Vol. 1 |2CDS|
Gil Shaham, Violin
Release Date: February 25, 2014