This is a fantastic work from one of the greatest living composers of the genre: Adam Gorb.
The clips here were recorded at our concert at St. Stephens's Church, 2012.
Gorb writes that the work ‘brings together two of my abiding passions: the Symphonic Wind Orchestra and Klezmer - the folk music of the Yiddish speaking people.’
It has five moments, all based on Klezmer dances.
I Khosidl: Clip 1 Clip 2
II Terkishe: Clip 1 Clip 2
III Doina: Clip 1
IV Hora: Clip 1 Clip 2
V Freylachs: Clip 1 Clip 2
Eine Kleine Yiddishe Ragmusik
This work has as much humor and passion in it. Its brilliant synthesis of Scott Joplin with Jewish folk songs has a haunting effect, evocative of 1930’s Berlin.
Clip 1 Clip 2
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