Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio

A Composer's new World

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 which were considered the best in the country.

Fuga Segunda in G (Ludus Tonalis)
Olli Mustonen (piano)

Sonata for trombone
Henry Charles Smith (trombone)
Glenn Gould (piano)

When lilacs last in the door yard bloom'd (mvts 2-7)
William Stone (baritone)
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Robert Shaw (conductor)

Horn Concerto
Dennis Brain (horn)
Philharmonia Orchestra
Paul Hindemith (conductor).

1 hour

Last on

Thu 12 Jun 2008 20:45

Composers A to Z


Visit the extensive audio archive of Radio 3 programmes about Composers and their works.

Composer Help Page


Find resources and contacts for composers from within the classical music industry.