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BLOCH: 4 Episodes / 2 Poems / Concertino / Suite Modale

Born in Geneva, Ernest Bloch moved to the United States in 1916. Although Bloch’s name is indelibly associated with his ‘Jewish works’ such as Schelomo (Naxos 8.550519), Suite hébraïque (Naxos 8.557151) and the Israel Symphony, his music underwent several changes of compositional style, exploring a varied melodic and harmonic language. The early, neo-romantic diptych Hiver- Printemps was Bloch’s first important work to be performed. Scored for string quintet, wind quintety and piano, Four Episodes consists of four short, highly individual and virtuosic movements. Concertino for flute, viola and strings and Suite Modale for flute and strings, written towards the end of Bloch’s life, provide a masterly demonstration of contrapuntal technique.


Bloch, Ernest

  4 Episodes
1.   Play with flash player No. 1. Humoresque macabre 00:03:04
2.   Play with flash player No. 2. Obsession 00:03:23
3.   Play with flash player No. 3. Calm 00:04:53
4.   Play with flash player No. 4. Chinese 00:03:47
  2 Poems
5.   Play with flash player No. 1. Hiver 00:06:16
6.   Play with flash player No. 2. Printemps 00:07:43
  Concertino
7.   Play with flash player I. Allegro comodo 00:03:13
8.   Play with flash player II. Andante 00:03:26
9.   Play with flash player III. Allegro 00:02:42
  Suite modale
10.   Play with flash player I. Moderato 00:02:47
11.   Play with flash player II. L'istesso tempo 00:02:38
12.   Play with flash player III. Allegro giocoso 00:02:26
13.   Play with flash player IV. Adagio - Allegro deciso 00:06:13

Total Playing Time: 00:52:31






Composer(s):
Bloch, Ernest

Conductor(s):
Atlas, Dalia

Orchestra(s):
Atlas Camerata Orchestra; Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra

Ensemble(s):
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, members

Artist(s):
Buchman, Noam; Gandelsman, Yuri

Label: Naxos

Genre: Chamber Music; Concerto; Orchestral

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.570259

Barcode: 0747313025978

Release Date: 07/2007

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