Pioneers And Exiles - Violin Music From Israel

Release Date: 2/14/2006
Label: SWR Music
Catalog Number: 93126
Performer: Kolja Lessing
Number of Discs: 1

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$18.99
Notes and Editorial Reviews
Paul BEN-HAIM: Sonata in G • Abel EHRLICH: Bashrav • Jeremiah and Spinoza (premiere) The ash, of which forgetting consists (premiere) • Mordecai SETER: Sonata • Haim ALEXANDER: Prolog & Epilog (premieres)

This CD traces the fascinating genesis of Israeli music in the course of an exciting half century, focusing on the solo violin, whose similarity to the human voice is emphasized in Jewish musical tradition. Kolja Lessing’s creative concert programs feature numerous premieres of violin works that composers have written for him.
Works on This Recording
1. Bashrav, for solo violin by Abel Ehrlich
Performer: Kolja Lessing (Violin)
Period: Modern
Written: 1953 ;
2. Sonata for violin by Mordechai Seter
Performer: Kolja Lessing (Violin)
Written: 1953 ;
3. Jeremiah and Spinoza, for solo violin by Abel Ehrlich
Performer: Kolja Lessing (Violin)
Period: Modern
Written: 1997 ;
4. Prolog, for solo violin by Haim Alexander
Performer: Kolja Lessing (Violin)
Period: Modern
Written: 2001 ;
5. Epilog, for solo violin by Haim Alexander
Performer: Kolja Lessing (Violin)
Period: Modern
Written: 2002 ;
6. The ash, of which forgetting consists, for solo violin by Abel Ehrlich
Performer: Kolja Lessing (Violin)
Period: Modern
Written: 2000 ;
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