Wolpe in Jerusalem - Barbara Maurer (viola); Ensemble Recherche; Jaime González (oboe); Lucas Fels (cello); Shizuyo Oka (clarinet);...
Track Listing
  1. Passacaglia, for orchestra (arrangement of C. 62/4), C. 66, Op. 23
  2. Musik für Moličres "Eingebildeten Kranken," incidental music for flute, clarinet, violin, viola & double bass, C. 55
  3. Kleinere Canons in der Umkehring zweier 12-tönig (3), for viola & cello, C. 62, Op. 24a
  4. Suite im Hexachord, for oboe & clarinet. C. 65, Op. 24b
  5. Concerto for Nine Instruments, for 3 winds, 3 brass, violin, cello & piano (incomplete), C. 56, Op. 22

This 2006 Mode release of music by Stefan Wolpe is a significant survey of compositions from the 1930s, when he was among the most important European musicians to settle and work in Jerusalem. Even though much of his time was occupied with teaching composition and theory at the Palestine Conservatoire and directing choral performances, Wolpe found sufficient energy and creative resources to compose a substantial body of concert and theater music in these transitional and often chaotic years. The orchestral version of the ...

Wolpe in Jerusalem 2006, Mode Records

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