In Mathis der Maler, Paul Hindemith musically and historically addresses the advance of the Nazis during his lifetime. Central to the symphony - which caused a scandal - is the Entombment of Christ, but also of an entire civilization.
From me flows what you call Time is a spectacular concert for five percussionists and an orchestra from 1990 by Tōru Takemitsu. In it, each soloist, with a motley collection of 'worldly' instruments, symbolizes an element, according to Tibetan Buddhism: air, wood, earth, fire and water.
Mathis der Maler
From me flows what you call time
conductor Joost Smeets
photography Jan Arndt