Posted by MG on April 28, 2002 at 22:51:55:
In Reply to: Re: Re: Re: Re: 12-tone tuba works? posted by tubajake on April 28, 2002 at 21:16:47:
As I understand it, Hindemith began toying with serialism towards the end of his life, but never really got into it. It has been speculated that the theme in the third movement
may have been conceived as a tone row; I'd never thought about the first movement, but maybe that one was too. One of my friends once challenged me to harmonize (tonally) the third movement theme; we almost died laughing. I like it better the real way though...