Paul Hindemith: Life and Work (German/English Language). Composed by Paul Hindemith (1895-1963). MusicAvision. CD-ROM. Schott Music #MV8020. Published by Schott Music (HL.49011115).
ISBN 3795760062. 6x8.5 inches.
Paul Hindemith is one if the most important composers of the 20th century. This elaborately designed multimedia CD-ROM gives full insight into the fascinating story of his life and work against the background of the contemporary context. Apart from historical audio and film material, the user has access to about 1,000 photos and drawings of the veratile composer, sketches and scores, letters, manuscripts as well as numerous musical examples and high quality recordings of his works. Also includes historical film clips, 120 minutes of musical and spoken documents, list of works, bibliography, index of subjects and people, discography and comprehensive text section in English and German. This CD was awarded the DIGITA 98 (German Educational Software Award)!