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Paul Hindemith (1895-1963)

A Composer's New World

Thursday 12 June 2008 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Thursday 12 June 2008 20:45-21:45 (Radio 3)

Donald Macleod looks at Hindemith's experiences as an exile in America, where he was the most performed of the European composers seeking refuge there, and where he held composition classes at Yale that were considered the best in the country.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

Opener: Ludus Tonalis IV: Fuga Segunda in G
Olli Mustonen (piano)
Decca 444 803-2
T 24

Sonata for trombone
Henry Charles Smith (trombone)/ Glenn Gould (piano)
Sony SM2K 52 671
T 12-15

When Lilacs last [Extract: III, IV, V, VI, VII]
William Stone (baritone)/ Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus/ Robert Shaw
Telarc CD 80132
T 3-8


Horn Concerto
Dennis Brain (horn)/ Philharmonia Orchestra/ Paul Hindemith (cond)
EMI CDH 7 63373 2
T 4-6




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