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Title: Viola & Cello Concertos
Otros títulos: Conciertos para Viola y Violoncello
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Paul Hindemith; László Bársony; Miklós Perényi; Hungarian State Orchestra; Miklós Erdélyi; Budapest Symphony Orchestra; György Lehel
Código CDU: Hin.04
Forma Musical: Conciertos (Viola), Conciertos (Violoncello)
Abstract: Hindemith, whose interest in the viola was intense and lifelong, wrote a number of concertante works for the instrument which he often publicly performed himself and which greatly enriched the instrument's rather slender repertoire. Among the best known of these is Der Schwanendreher, a concerto which takes a number of folk songs as its point of departure. The work was written on the heels of the composer's monumental, medieval-themed opera Mathis der Maler (1934-1935); it is thought, in fact, that Hindemith's research for that work led him to the songs employed in Der Schwanendreher. The title of the work is shared with that of the tune that forms the basis of the finale; the "Schwanendreher" in question is a "swan-turner," a cook's assistant who turns the spit upon which a swan is roasted. (In his nearly contemporaneous Carmina Burana (1935-1936), Carl Orff likewise bases an entire movement on the theme of roasting swans—in this case, from the animal's point of view!) Hindemith—no ...


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2. Der Schwanen ... em Zaune saß‟ (Fugato).mp3 9:30 13.03Mb Unknown mp3
3. Der Schwanen ... reher‟ (Mäßig schnell).mp3 10:26 14.30Mb Unknown mp3
4. Concerto for ... ell (Allegro moderato).mp3 8:27 11.60Mb Unknown mp3
5. Concerto for ... egt (Andante con moto).mp3 8:40 11.88Mb Unknown mp3
6. Concerto for ... aft (Allegro marciale).mp3 7:45 10.62Mb Unknown mp3
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Concerto for Ce ... stra (1940) - Completo.wav 24:46 249.9Mb WAV audio wav

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