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Hindemith - Viola Sonatas

Composer Paul Hindemith
Performer Nobuko Imai
Roland Pöntinen
Period Romantic
Catalogue Number BIS-651 CD
EAN 7318590006511
Format CD
Release date Mar 1994
Total time 60'00

Hindemith wrote his viola pieces from the point of view of a world-class viola player writing for himself/herself and his/her viola-playing colleagues.

The sonata for Viola and Piano 1939 has been described as the most beautiful of all sonatas for these instruments.
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  Paul Hindemith
  Sonata for Viola and Piano, Op.11 No.4 16'03
01 I. Fantasie 2'57
02 II. Thema und Variation I - IV 4'16
03 III. Finale (mit Variation V - VII). Coda 8'50
  Sonata for Viola and Piano, Op.25 No.4 14'17
04 I. 4'57
05 II. 4'09
06 III. Finale 5'11
07 Meditation 4'08
  Sonata for Viola and Piano 1939 23'37
08 I. 7'12
09 II. 4'45
10 III. Phantasie 4'14
11 IV. Finale (mit zwei Variationen) 7'26
  Album total 60'00
ViolaImai, Nobuko
ComposerHindemith, Paul
PianoPöntinen, Roland

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