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Hindemith - Kammermusik 4-7

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Label: Ondine

Cat No: ODE13572

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Orchestral

Release Date: 4th September 2020

Contents

Artists

Stephen Waarts (violin)
Timothy Ridout (viola)
Ziyu Shen (viola d’amore)
Christian Schmitt (organ)
Kronberg Academy Soloists
Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchestra

Conductor

Christoph Eschenbach

Works

Hindemith, Paul

Kammermusik no.4, op.36 no.3 'Violin Concerto'
Kammermusik no.5, op.36 no.4 'Viola Concerto'
Kammermusik no.6, op.46 no.1 'Viola d'amor Concerto'
Kammermusik no.7, op.46 no.2 'Organ Concerto'

Artists

Stephen Waarts (violin)
Timothy Ridout (viola)
Ziyu Shen (viola d’amore)
Christian Schmitt (organ)
Kronberg Academy Soloists
Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchestra

Conductor

Christoph Eschenbach

About

Final volume of Paul Hindemith’s (1895–1963) youthful and fresh Kammermusik series from the 1920s includes Kammermusik nos. 4–7 performed by Kronberg Academy Soloists and the Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchestra under a true Hindemith specialist, Christoph Eschenbach, who has won a Grammy for a previous Hindemith album on Ondine.

These four works by Hindemith can be considered as full-bodied concertos for violin, viola, viola d’amore and organ. These work feature four young talented soloists, Stephen Waarts, Rimothy Ridout, Ziyu Shen and Christian Schmitt. Hindemith’s Kammermusik no.4 (‘Violin Concerto’) is scored for a larger orchestra than its three predecessors and includes 24 instrumentalists. Kammermusik no.5 (‘Viola Concerto’) the composer premiered himself by playing the solo part. In total, Hindemith performed this work 85 times during the next 11 years! In a letter, Hindemith described the viola d’amore as “the most beautiful thing that you can imagine in sound”. The composer fell in love with the instrument and wrote his Kammermusik no.6 with this instrument in mind. Hindemith’s final Kammermusik (no.7) was written to a commission by the Southwest German Radio: the premiere of this Organ Concerto was transmitted live in 1928. The radio broadcast had a decisive role in the composer’s choice of instrumentation.

The Kronberg Academy Soloists are outstanding young violinists, violists and cellists who are studying at the institution. Kronberg Academy is today considered one of the most important meeting and training places, and a wellspring of creativity for young string players, and now for young pianists as well. Major concert halls and event organizers regularly invite Kronberg Academy to give concerts in which its students perform together. These include London’s Wigmore Hall, the Louvre Auditorium in Paris, New York’s Carnegie Hall, Konzerthaus Berlin and Suntory Hall in Tokyo.

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