Classically Jewish

November 3, 2019: 19th Century Jewish Composers

1-18 19th Century Jewish Composers  An exploration of Jewish composers from the 1800s, many of whom kept close ties throughout their lives.  Included will be the Hebrew Melodies by Joseph Joachim and music from Charles Valentin Alkan, the leading expert on Jewish music in Paris and one of the first composers to incorporate Jewish melodies into his music.


Music Includes:

Ferdinand Hiller: Gebet, op.46/1
Joseph Joachim: Hebrew Melodies
Ignaz Moscheles: Divertimento à la Savoyarde
Charles Valentin-Alkan: selections from 25 Preludes (Nos. 4, 5, 6, & 20)
Charles Valentin-Alkan: Adagio from Cello Sonata

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