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The recording of Hindemith’s sonatas for brass instruments with members of the Philadelphia Brass Ensemble was a brain-child of record producer Andrew Kazdin to which Gould agreed instantaneously and whole-heartedly. In the middle of the recording session, tragedy struck: his mother died on 26 July 1975.

Hindemith: The Complete Sonatas for Brass & Piano

Released: 1976

    Disc 1

  1. Sonata for Bass Tuba and Piano (1943) (1955): I. Allegro pesante
  2. Sonata for Bass Tuba and Piano (1943) (1955): II. Allegro assai
  3. Sonata for Bass Tuba and Piano (1943) (1955): III. Variationen - Moderato, comodo
  4. Sonata for Bass Tuba and Piano (1943) (1955): Scherzando, l'istesso tempo
  5. Sonata for Bass Tuba and Piano (1943) (1955): Lento
  6. Sonata for Bass Tuba and Piano (1943) (1955): Wie am Anfang des Satzes
  7. Sonata for Trumpet and Piano (1939): I. Mit Kraft
  8. Sonata for Trumpet and Piano (1939): II. Massig bewgt - Lebhaft - Wie zuerst - Wie vorher
  9. Sonata for Trumpet and Piano (1939): III. Trauermusik. Sehr langsam - Ruhig bewegt - Wie am Anfang -
  10. Sonata for Trumpet and Piano (1939): Alle Menschen mussen sterben. Sehr ruhig
  11. Sonata in E-flat for Alto Horn and Piano (1943): I. Ruhig, bewegt
  12. Sonata in E-flat for Alto Horn and Piano (1943): II. Lebhaft
  13. Sonata in E-flat for Alto Horn and Piano (1943): III. Sehr langsam
  14. Sonata in E-flat for Alto Horn and Piano (1943): The Posthorn (Dialogue)*
  15. Sonata in E-flat for Alto Horn and Piano (1943): IV. Lebhaft
  16. Sonata for Trombone and Piano (1941): I. Allegretto moderato maestoso
  17. Sonata for Trombone and Piano (1941): II. Allegretto grazioso
  18. Sonata for Trombone and Piano (1941): III. Lied des Raufbolds (Swashbuckler's Song) - Allegro pesante
  19. Sonata for Trombone and Piano (1941): IV. Allegro moderato maestoso
  20. Sonata in F for French Horn and Piano (1939): I. Massig bewegt
  21. Sonata in F for French Horn and Piano (1939): II. Ruhig bewegt
  22. Sonata in F for French Horn and Piano (1939): III. Lebhaft