December 1, 2019: Non-Jewish Composers
November 6, 2019
1-23 Non-Jewish Composers Dmitri Shostakovich was fascinated by the ability of Jewish music to “build a jolly melody on sad intonations.” Maurice Ravel wrote Two Hebrew Melodies. A look at composers who were not Jewish, but were still inspired by Jewish musical traditions.
Douglas Moore: Vay’khullu
Dmitri Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 4 in D
Maurice Ravel: “Chanson Hébraïque” from Chants Populaires
Maurice Ravel: Deux Mélodies Hébraïques
Sergei Prokofiev: Overture on Hebrew Themes