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ADOLPHE: Ladino Songs of Love and Suffering / Mikhoels the Wise (excerpt)

    
      

 

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ADOLPHE: Ladino Songs of Love and Suffering / Mikhoels the Wise (excerpt)

Jewish poetry dating back to the time of the Spanish expulsion (1492) is transformed by composer Bruce Adolphe into a captivating song cycle for soprano, guitar, and French horn that revels in Ladino-inspired melodies, exotic new instrumental timbres, and astonishing virtuosity. A complete scene from the opera Mikhoels the Wise includes the haunting “Lullaby of Birobidzhan.” Out of the Whirlwind recalls the unforgettable poetry and songs written by members of the Jewish resistance during World War II, as well as by other victims of the Holocaust.


Adolphe, Bruce

  Ladino Songs of Love and Suffering
1.   Play with flash player Introduction: I. Noches, noches 00:05:01
2.   Play with flash player II. Avrix mi galanica 00:03:45
3.   Play with flash player III. El mi querido 00:02:06
4.   Play with flash player IV. Camini por altas torres 00:02:18
5.   Play with flash player V. La rosa enflorece 00:04:12
6.   Play with flash player VI. Alta, alta, va la luna 00:08:15

Adolphe, Bruce
Gordon, Mel, lyricist(s)

  Mikhoels the Wise, Act I, Scene 4: A Train Station in Birobidzhan at Midnight
7.   Play with flash player Mikhoels the Wise, Act I, Scene 4: A Train Station in Birobidzhan at Midnight 00:20:49

Adolphe, Bruce
Gorovets, Emil / Glik, Hirsh / Gebirtig, Mordecai / Kaplan, Peysakh, lyricist(s)

  Out of the Whirlwind
8.   Play with flash player I. Es brent 00:03:43
9.   Play with flash player II. Mayn mame hot gevolt zayn af mayn khasene 00:06:48
10.   Play with flash player III. Treblinka 00:04:04
11.   Play with flash player IV. Rivkele, di shabesdike 00:03:26
12.   Play with flash player V. Shtil di nakht 00:04:57
13.   Play with flash player VI. Ani ma'amin 00:05:29

Total Playing Time: 01:14:53






Composer(s):
Adolphe, Bruce

Lyricist(s):
Gebirtig, Mordecai; Glik, Hirsh; Gordon, Mel; Gorovets, Emil; Kaplan, Peysakh

Conductor(s):
Schwarz, Gerard; Winther, Rodney

Orchestra(s):
College-Conservatory of Music Wind Symphony; Seattle Symphony Orchestra

Artist(s):
Aler, John; Fisk, Eliot; Jolley, David; Mills, Erie; Pancella, Phyllis; Shelton, Lucy; Watson, Nathaniel

Label: Naxos

Series: Milken Archive of American Jewish Music

Genre: Opera; Vocal

Period: Contemporary

Catalogue No: 8.559413

Barcode: 0636943941324

Boxset: NMIL51

Distribution Note(s):

Currently available only in North America.


Release Date: 01/2004

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