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Hindemith: Chamber Music for Horn

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Hindemith: Chamber Music for Horn
Hindemith: Chamber Music for Horn


Horn player Louis-Philippe Marsolais devotes an entire album to chamber music for horn by German composer Paul Hindemith (1895-1963). He is joined by pianist David Jalbert, Pentaedre wind ensemble, and horn players from the National Arts Centre Orchestra in Ottawa. One of the key figures in music of the interwar period, Paul Hindemith was an avant-garde composer, remarkable violinist and violist, conductor, and outstanding theorist and pedagogue. At times calm and introspective or complex and tumultuous, his riveting music is too seldom performed nowadays. This unfortunate reality has given birth to our recording project honouring chamber music for horn by one of the most prodigious composers of the 20th century. Canada's most active horn soloist, Montreal based Louis-Philippe Marsolais, has performed on stages all over the world. He has been principal horn of the Orchestre Metropolitain since 2009 and a frequent player with Les Violons du Roy and the I Musici de Montreal Chamber Orchestra. He is also very active as a chamber musicia and performs with Pentaedre wind quintet throughout the world. His numerous solo, chamber music and orchestral recordings, mostly for ATMA Classique, have all received unanimous praise and many awards. His most recent CD, Mozart Horn Concertos, received an Opus Prize for best classical, romantic, post-romantic and impressionist album of 2018.


  1. Name
  2. Sonata For Horn And Piano In F I. Massig Bewegt
  3. II. Ruhig Bewegt
  4. III. Lebhaf
  5. Sonata For Alto Horn And Piano In E Flat I. Ruhig Bewegt
  6. II. Lebhaft
  7. III. Sehr Langsam
  8. IV. Das Posthorn
  9. Concerto For Horn And Orchestra I. Massig Schnell
  10. II. Sehr Schnell
  11. III. Sehr Langsam
  12. Sonata For Four Horns I. Fugato: Sehr Langsam
  13. II. Lebhaft
  14. III. Variationen
  15. Little Chamber Music For Five Wind Instruments I. Lustig
  16. II. Walzer. Durchweg Sehr Leise
  17. III. Ruhig Und Einfach
  18. IV. Schnelle Viertel
  19. V. Sehr Lebhaft
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