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Author Bruhn, Siglind.

Title The temptation of Paul Hindemith : Mathis der Maler as a spiritual testimony / by Siglind Bruhn.

Published Stuyresant, N.Y. : Pendragon Press, [1998]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  782.1092 HIND/ BRUH MF2    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvii, 419 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 405-412) and index.
Contents Part I "Hermit's Plight" in Three Parallel Lives -- Ascetic, Saint Antony of Egypt -- Painter, "Master Mathis" -- Composer, Paul Hindemith -- Part II "Hermit's Plight" in the Arts -- Hermits, Anchorites, Ascetics -- Temptation of Saint Antony in Literature, Art, and Music -- Isenheim Altarpiece of "Master Mathis" 145 -- Part III Hindemith's Opera Mathis Der Maler -- Hindemith's Libretto and its Interpretation of Mathis and Antony 191 -- Brief Analysis of Form and Material in the Opera Mathis der Maler -- Hindemith's Musical Realization of the Core Dilemma 287 -- Conclusion: Vindication by Proxy 351 -- Appendix I Hindemith, Mathis der Maler, Synopsis 355 -- Appendix II Zarate, San Antonio Abad., Synopsis 359 -- Appendix III Merimee, Une femme est un diable, Synopsis 363 -- Appendix IV Flaubert, La tentation de saint Antoine, Synopsis 365 -- Appendix V Schneider, The Temptation of Anthony, Synopsis 374 -- Appendix VI Aakjaer, "Antonius' Fristelser," Synopsis 379 -- Appendix VII Gress, "Den hellige Antonius' fristelser" 381 -- Appendix VIII Guillen, Las tentaciones de Antonio, Poetry; full text with English translation 384 -- Appendix IX Egk, La Tentation de Saint Antoine, Songs; full text with English translation 393 -- Appendix X Paul Hindemith, Das Marienleben, Translation of Preface, paragraph 6 398 -- Appendix XI Hindemith's Vocal Music and Works for the Stage 403 -- Frontispiece: Paul Hindemith, around the time he composed Mathis der Maler -- Plate 1 Jan van Staveren (1625-c1668), Praying Hermit. Kunsthandel Berlin -- Plate 2 Matthias Grunewald, self-portrait, 1529 -- Plate 3 Joachim Patinir and Quentin Massys (1464/5-1530), Temptation of Saint Anthony Abbot (detail) -- Plate 4 Martin Schongauer, The Temptation of Saint Antony -- Plate 5 Lucas Cranach: The Temptation of Saint Antony -- Plate 6 Bernardo Parentino, La Tentazione di Sant 'Antonio -- Plate 7 Hans Baldung Grien, The Seven Deadly Sins -- Plate 8 Hieronymus Bosch, Lisbon Triptych, right wing -- Plate 9 Hieronymus Bosch, Lisbon Triptych, left wing -- Plate 10 Hieronymus Bosch, Lisbon Triptych, central panel -- Plate 11 Max Ernst, Die Versuchung des heiligen Antonius -- Plate 12 Graphic reconstruction of the altarpiece with sculpted superstructure -- Plate 13 Closed view, Isenheim Altarpiece -- Plate 14 "Crucifixion," Isenheim Altarpiece -- Plate 15 "Saint Sebastian," Isenheim Altarpiece -- Plate 16 "Saint Antony," Isenheim Altarpiece -- Plate 17 Intermediate view, Isenheim Altarpiece -- Plate 18 "Annunciation," Isenheim Altarpiece -- Plate 19 "Incarnation," ("Angelic Concert" and "Nativity"), Isenheim Altarpiece -- Plate 20 "Angelic Concert" (detail: the three angelic musicians), Isenheim Altarpiece -- Plate 21 "Resurrection," Isenheim Altarpiece -- Plate 22 Predella, Isenheim Altarpiece -- Plate 23 Innermost view, Isenheim Altarpiece -- Plate 24 Sculpted case and predella, Isenheim Altarpiece -- Plate 25 "The Temptation of Saint Antony," Isenheim Altarpiece -- Plate 26 "The Visit of Saint Antony at the Hermitage of Saint Paul," Isenheim Altarpiece -- Plate 27 Paul Hindemith, Mathis der Maler, act VI, scene 2 (opening), "Versuchung des heiligen Antonius." Score after the composer's autograph by B. Schott's Sohne, Mainz, p. 392 -- Plate 28 Hieronymus Bosch (1450-1516), The Temptation of Saint Anthony (detail). Museo del Prado, Madrid -- Figure 1 Interplay of ternary and binary layout -- Figure 2 Three functions in their axis representation -- Figure 3 Spiral of gradually decreasing relationship to the central tone -- Figure 4 Series 1 in Hindemith's Mathis der Maler, with pairs representing complementary aspects of a spiritual stance -- Figure 5 Eleven-part palindromic layout in the symphonic "Temptation" and its relationship to the operatic act and scene.
Subject Hindemith, Paul, 1895-1963. Mathis der Maler (Opera)
Hindemith, Paul, 1895-1963.
Operas -- Analysis, appreciation.
ISBN 157647013X