The ballet Nobilissima Visione, in its version for large orchestra from 1939. Notes on the edition. Twelve pages of facsimile plates. Critical commentary. Sources.
Prokofiev: Ten Pieces for Piano from Romeo and Juliet, Op. 75. Hindemith: Theme and Four Variations-The Four Temperaments. With Sergey Koudriakov, piano; and soloists of the Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra. SACD.
The orchestra performs De Falla's Suite from the ballet, El sombrero de tres picos; Ravel's Daphnis et Chloe (Suite No. 2); and Hindemith's Symphony Mathis der Maler. Conducted by Milen Nachev.
This disc also contains Hindemith's Five Pieces for String Orchestra. Gerard Schwarz conducts the Seattle Symphony.
In four movements. With a preface in English and German. Hindemith composed this work in the early 1940s, after a plan to compose a ballet about Weber fell through. This edition is based on Volume II/5 of the Hindemith Sämtliche Werke series.