Paul Hindemith

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Hindemith, one of the most important composers of the first half of the 20th century, was also significant as a theorist, educator, and performer.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Mathis der Maler, symphony (from opera) 1934 Symphony
Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber, for orchestra 1943 Orchestral Symphony
Das Marienleben, song cycle for soprano & piano, Op. 27 1922 Vocal Music
Der Lindberghflug (Lindbergh's Flight), radio cantata for alto, tenor, baritone, bass, chorus & orchestra 1929 Choral
Ludus tonalis, cycle of 25 pieces for piano 1942 Keyboard
Trauermusik, for viola (or violin or cello) & string orchestra 1936 Concerto Orchestral
Sonata for solo viola, Op. 25/1 1922 Chamber Music
Der Schwanendreher, concerto for viola & small orchestra 1935 Concerto
Suite "1922", for piano, Op. 26 1921 Keyboard
Theme with Four Variations. The Four Temperaments, ballet for piano & strings 1940 Ballet
Symphony in B flat major, for concert band 1951 Symphony
Octet, for clarinet, bassoon, horn, violin, 2 violas, cello & bass 1958 Chamber Music
When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom'd (Requiem for those we love), for mezzo-soprano, baritone, chorus & orchestra 1946 Choral
Nobilissima visione, dance legend in 6 scenes 1938 Ballet
Sonata for viola & piano in F major, Op. 11/4 1919 Chamber Music
Kleine Kammermusik, for wind quintet, Op. 24/2 1922 Chamber Music
Sonata for flute & piano 1936 Chamber Music
Sonata for harp 1939 Chamber Music
Violin Concerto 1939 Concerto
Sonata for trumpet & piano 1939 Chamber Music
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