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AMRAM: Songs of the Soul / Shir L'erev Shabbat / The Final Ingredient


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AMRAM: Songs of the Soul / Shir L'erev Shabbat / The Final Ingredient

David Amram is celebrated as one of America’s most adventurous composers. His works embrace classical, jazz, folk, and world music traditions, transforming them into vibrant new music that reflects the eclectic energy of the modern world. Songs of the Soul—a symphony in three movements—is a passionate affirmation of life with all of its joys and sorrows. Shir L’erev Shabbat presents a modern setting of timeless Sabbath prayers. The Final Ingredient, an opera originally premiered on network TV, tells the gripping story of World War II concentration camp prisoners who struggle— and ultimately succeed—in celebrating their traditional Passover seder under inhuman conditions.

Amram, David

  Shiray Neshama (Songs of the Soul)
1.   Incantation 00:05:40
2.   Song without Words 00:10:50
3.   Dance of Joy 00:13:54
  Shir L'erev Shabbat (excerpts)
4.   Ma tovu 00:03:04
5.   Bar'khu 00:01:22
6.   Sh'ma yisra'el 00:01:40
7.   Mi khamokha 00:02:09
8.   Kiddush 00:04:07

Amram, David
Weinstein, Arnold, lyricist(s)

  The Final Ingredient: Scenes 5, 9 and 10
9.   Scene 5 00:08:14
10.   Scene 9 00:01:59
11.   Scene 10 00:09:49

Total Playing Time: 01:02:48

Amram, David

Weinstein, Arnold

Kiesler, Kenneth; Wilkins, Christopher

Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra; Michigan University Symphony Orchestra

BBC Singers; Michigan University Opera Chorus

Blumberg, Jesse; Bowers-Broadbent, Christopher; Glenn, Thomas; Kent, Mark; Oliphant, Tyler; Pfaltzgraf, Brian; Phan, Nicholas; Selig, Deborah; Troxell, Richard; Wang, Pei Yi; Williams, Sarah Elizabeth

Label: Naxos

Series: Milken Archive of American Jewish Music

Genre: Choral - Sacred; Opera; Orchestral

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.559420

Barcode: 0636943942024

Boxset: NMIL51

Physical Release: 07/2004

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