German-American Composer Paul Hindemith Born On This Day in 1895 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Paul Hindemith Birthday

German-American composer Paul Hindemith was born on this day in 1895 – 122 years ago.

A prolific composer, his contributions to the string repertoire include 6 violin sonatas, a violin concerto, 7 viola sonatas, ‘Der Schwanendreher’ and ‘Tauermusik’ for Viola and Orchestra, 3 cello sonatas and a cello concerto.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adu3IkdZbcY

VC ARTIST BOMSORI KIM & DANIEL BLUMENTHAL | HINDEMITH | SONATA NO. 1 FOR VIOLIN & PIANO | 2015 QUEEN ELISABETH VIOLIN COMPETITION

 

Hindemith: Violin Concerto and Sonatas |CD|

Frank Peter Zimmermann, Violin

Enrico Pace, Piano

Paavo Järvi & Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra

Release Date: July 30, 2013

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