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Nigunim: Hebrew Melodies ()

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composed by Avner Dorman, Ernest Bloch, John Williams, Josef Bonime, Joseph Achron, Leo Zeitlin

Many if not most performers of Jewish background have recorded albums of material referring to Jewish musical traditions. Violinist Gil Shaham and his pianist sister Orli Shaham deserve credit here for bending the formula in some original ways. There are a few of the general hits that show up in programs of this kind: violin-and-piano arrangements of Ernest Bloch's Baal Shem, which displays Gil Shaham's characteristic burnished tone at its best, and of three items from the score to Schindler's List by John Williams. ...

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  1. Dance Hébraïque for violin & piano
  2. Hebrew Melody for violin & orchestra, Op.33
  3. Sonata for violin & piano No. 3 ("Nigunim")
  4. Hebrew Pieces (2) for orchestra, Op. 35
  5. Pieces (3) from Schindler's List, for violin & orchestra
  6. Eli Zion (Paraphrase on a folk theme and trop of "Song of Songs"), for cello & piano
  7. Baal Shem: 3 pictures of Hassidic life, for violin & piano (or orchestra)
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Nigunim: Hebrew Melodies
2019, Canary Classics

UPC: 892118001105


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