Paul Hindemith’s “Sonata” for Trombone: A. Performance Analysis. Ross Alex Walter. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College. Θ – Ron Barron, on Hindemith on Trombone – CD Θ – Bob Gillespie, on Recital – CD Θ – Chris Houlding, on Houlding His Own – CD Purchase a PDF download of Hindemith Sonata for Trombone today.

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String Instrumentation Codes Following many of the titles in our String Ensemble catalog, you will see a set hidemith four numbers enclosed in square brackets, as in this example: Board of Directors National Trustees. This one for trombone, composed in and of the relatively few works in which he used Italian tempo markings instead of Germanfound him about two-thirds of the way through that project. The opening Allegro moderato maestoso among Hindemith ‘s brass chamber works, only this and the Tuba Sonata bear Italian tempo markings begins with an aggressive statement by the trombone over frantic piano passagework.

The first number stands for Flutethe second for Oboethe third for Clarinetthe fourth for Bassoonand the fifth separated from the woodwinds by a dash is for Horn. Log In Log In. The first number stands for Violintromone second for Violathe third for Celloand the fourth for Double Bass.


The system used above is standard in the orchestra music field. Without any significant pause, the concluding Allegro moderato maestoso arrives with ruminating material low in the piano; this material soon becomes a march rhythm for a vigorous trombone theme.

Sonata for Trombone and Piano

The Complete Sonatas for Brass and Piano. A very brief, comparatively mellow development gives way to the aggressive material — but that is suddenly interrupted by the second movement, Allegro grazioso. Glenn Gould Plays Hindemith: Sometimes strings are simply listed as “str,” which means strings.

The brief Allegro pesante is subtitled “Lied des Raufbolds” Song of the Ruffiansand consists of two themes: The second movement Allegro grazioso is essentially a theme and variations for the piano, the trombone”s function here being essentially to provide the unchanging ritornello that introduces each of the variations. Hindemith set out to compose at least one sonata for every instrument, and he didn”t miss many.

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This system lists Horn before Trumpet. Following many of the titles in our Brass Ensemble catalog, you will see a set of five numbers enclosed in square brackets, as in this example:. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript.

Program Information Past Commissions Apply. The numbers represent only distinct parts, not the number of copies of a part. Thus a double reed quartet of 2 oboes, english horn and bassoon will look like this: Grade 6 – Advanced Price: Like many of them, he was an all-round professional who contributed to the musical life of his time in more than a single role.

Other Required and Solo parts follow the strings: Hindemith made the piano a full partner and enriched both parts with the sort of challenges a confident player regards as sheer flattery.

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Trombone Sonata (Hindemith, Paul)

Back American Opera Initiative. The 5 Sonatas for Brass and Piano. In this case, the winds are all doubled 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets and 2 bassoonsand there are two each horns and trumpets.