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Hindemith's Viola Recordings

In the late 1930s and early 1940s Paul Hindemith made four recordings for RCA: Trauermusic; Der Schwanendreher; the 1940 Viola Sonata; and the 1938 Sonata for Piano – Four Hands. The last two were with Jesus Maria Sanroma. In 1994 the English record label Biddulph Recordings reissued them on a CD, and the transfer was […]

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International Viola Congress XXXVII

Stellenbosch, South Africa, July 27–August 1, 2009 by Paul Elwood, Dwight Pounds, Christine Rutledge, Carlos María Solare, and Tom Tatton Day one – Christine Rutledge Day one of the 37th International Viola Congress at the University of Stellenbosch opened with a welcoming ceremony by the sponsors and administrators of the congress (including Robert Brooks of […]

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Lament and Lament with Ghosts: A Collaboration with Helen Callus

Lament Lament with Ghosts When Helen Callus arrived at the University of California, Santa Barbara, it was as if a dynamo had come—she had more energy than the rest of us put together, and she quickly built up a first‐class viola studio. This development was particularly wonderful since I have always loved the viola: it […]