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Opera in 7 scenes by Hindemith to his own lib. based on life of Matthias Grünewald (c. 1460–1530) and his altar‐piece at Isenheim. Comp. 1933–5. Prod. Zurich 1938, London (concert) 1939, (stage) CG 1995, Edinburgh 1952. Boston Univ. 1956. Nazis banned Ger. première in 1935. Also Sym. for orch. in 3 movts.: (1) Engelkonzert (Angels' Concert), (2) Grablegung (Burial), (3) Versuchung des heiligen Antonius (Temptation of St. Anthony). F.p. Berlin 1934, cond. Furtwängler.

(1) Engelkonzert (Angels' Concert), (2) Grablegung (Burial), (3) Versuchung des heiligen Antonius (Temptation of St. Anthony).

Subjects: Opera.


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