An excellent example of this sort of work is provided by Max Bruch’s beautiful and emotional musical prayer, Kol Nidrei, Op. Originally for. Find composition details, parts / movement information and albums that contain performances of Kol Nidrei, for cello & orchestra, on AllMusic. Max Bruch. Max Bruch’s Kol Nidrei, Op 47, was written in Berlin in and dedicated to the cellist Robert Hausmann (–). It comprises two entirely separate.
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Kol Nidrei, Op.47 (Bruch, Max)
Kol NidreiOp. Bruch completed the composition in LiverpoolEnglandin : Hausmann had requested such a cello work from Bruch. It is styled as an Adagio on 2 Hebrew Melodies for Cello and Orchestra with Bguch and consists of a series of variations on two main themes of Jewish origin.
The first theme, which also lends the piece its title, comes from the Kol Nidre prayer, which is recited during the evening service on Yom Kippur.
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In Bruch’s setting of the melody, the cello imitates the rhapsodic voice of the cantor who chants the liturgy in the synagogue. The second subject of the piece is quoted from the middle section of Isaac Nathan ‘s arrangement of “O Weep for Those that Wept on Babel ‘s Stream”, a lyric which was penned by Lord Byron in his collection Hebrew Melodies which also includes the famous poem ” She Walks in Beauty “.
Bruch was a Protestant : Cantor Abraham Jacob Lichtenstein was known to have cordial relations with many Christian musicians and supported Bruch’s interest in Jewish folk music. While some commentators, including Abraham Zevi Idelsohn [ citation needed ]have criticized the lack of Jewish sentiment in Bruch’s concert-hall Kol NidreiBruch never presumed to write Jewish music.
He only wished to incorporate Jewish inspirations into his own compositions.
The work is scored for solo cello, 2 flutes2 oboes2 clarinets2 bassoons4 horns2 trumpets3 trombonestimpaniharp and strings. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material brufh be challenged and removed.
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