This week, Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes by Carl Maria von Weber will receive two performances: on 3 August by the Suffolk Youth. Paul Hindemith. Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber, for orchestra. Composition Information ↓; Description ↓; Parts/Movements. ‘This fine album from Martyn Brabbins and the BBC SSO illustrates in the Symphonic Metamorphosis and the Konzertmusik for brass and strings that.

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At times the percussion instruments take over, and different groups in the orchestra seem to go off in their own tempi, independent of the others. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. A Survivor from Warsaw. Nobilissima Visione; Mathis der Maler; Metamorphosen. However, the artists could not reach an agreement. Duration 21 minutes Composer Time Period Comp.

Hindemith’s busy counterpoint seldom sounds dry, and Brabbins glories in the little moments of rapture—the first movement’s sonorous coda, and the ecstatic brass Alleluias which close the piece.

Wise listeners will be drawn to experience its pleasures again and again, marvelling at the clever details, like the strings’ opening chorale reprised on massed horns at the close of the first part, or the jaunty tuba line accompanying the second movement’s subsidiary theme.

This ballet version, with costumes by Barbara Karinska and lighting by Jean Rosenthalwas first announced for the week of 17 November, but was postponed and finally premiered on November 25, Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults.

Massine asked Hindemith to arrange piano works by Carl Maria von Weber for a new ballet. Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy. Would you like to switch to the English version of our shop?


The Metamorphosis is scored for a typical Romantic-sized orchestra.

Symphonic Metamorphosis

Don’t show me this message again. Cookies help us with shop features and services. Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music hlndemith all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first. Compositions by Paul Hindemith. Jazz Latin New Age.

Weber’s piano duets were written around —03,and —19, his Turandot music in Tusa The Metamorphisis Era Mathis der Maler; Symphonic Metamorphoses. Hindemith and his wife would play Weber’s music for piano four-hands, and Hindemith used some of these little-known pieces— Op.

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Massine voulait des arrangements stricts de Weber. A new choreography to Hindemith’s music was devised by Jimmy Gamonet De Los Heros for a production at Wolf Traptitled Movilissimanoblebut was pronounced “at best a qualified success as a symphonic abstraction in a neo-Balanchinian mode” Kriegsman Pieces ; For orchestra ; Scores featuring the orchestra.

Javascript is required for this feature. The ballet project was not realized, in part because Massine wanted strict arrangements of the Weber pieces. Massine rejected the result for its complexity and in the end the ballet was never completed.

Symphony “Mathis der Maler”; Symphonic Metamorphoses.

Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber, for orchestra

Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. The Radio Recordings, The Complete Recordings on Deutsche Grammophon. German editions have the titles Sinfonische Metamorphosen nach Themen von Carl Maria von Weber or Sinfonische Metamorphosen Carl Maria von Weber’scher Themen ; numerous further variants and misspellings in other sources that were found.

In his Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes of Carl Maria von WeberHindemith pays homage to the important German early Romantic composer by adapting some of his music — works for piano duo and for hindemitb stage — as an orchestral suite.


Genre Orchestral Classical Symphony. Performed 06 December at Manel Hall. Januar in New York stattfand. Please obey the copyright laws of your country.

It was on the back of this project that the idea for a new piece was formed: Among all the participants in the creation, distribution, and reception of music, the individual with the keenest sense for the technique vested in a piece of music is always the performer.

Bernstein’s Israel Philharmonic recording remains the brassiest and punchiest, but Brabbins’s performance has loads to commend it—fabulous percussion in the Turandot scherzo, and an elegant solo flute in the Andantino. Mathis der maler; Nobilissima Visione; Symphonic Metamorphosis.

Symphonic Metamorphosis

Unknown Symphonya ballet danced to a recording of Hindemith’s music, but it was not well-received: The Telefunken Recordings InHindemith and Massine had discussed plans for a ballet using Weber’s music, and in March Hindemith made piano scores of Weber’s Op. PDF scanned by Unknown M. Violonkonzert; Symphonic Metamorphosis; Konzertmusik. Virtuosity, imagination and humour characterise the work, and the Turandot-Scherzowith its pentatonic motive and boisterous jazz fugato for winds and percussion, is especially popular with audiences.

Music Sz; Miraculous Mandarin, pantomime Op Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. Retrieved from ” http: Contents 1 Performances 1.