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Paul Hindemith: “Neues vom Tage”

Opera Review Reviewed by Michael Eagleton Landestheater, Linz, 31 May 2008, in repertoire until 1 July When Paul Hindemith’s Neues vom Tage was premiered in June 1929, at the Kroll Opera in Berlin under Otto Klemperer, its librettist, Marcellus Schiffer, was probably just as notorious a figure in Berlin as its composer. They had already…

Gál: The Complete Works for Solo Piano

Sonata, Op. 28; Suite, Op. 24; Two Sonatinas, Op. 58: No. 1 in C; No. 2 in A minor; 24 Preludes, Op. 83; 24 Fugues, Op. 108.Leon McCawley (pf) Avie AV2064 (3 CDs: 78:47; 50:02; 59:54) Hans Gál’s music is a direct reflection of the man – gentle and unemphatic, wearing its immense learning lightly;…