Osvaldo Golijov (1960-)
Yiddishbbuk
Emi Classics 7243 557356 2
Juin 2002
St. Lawrence String Quartet
  • Barry Shiffman - violon
  • Geoff Nuttall - violon
  • Lesley Robertson - alto
  • Marina Hoover - violoncelle

  • Ying Quartet

    Tara Helen O'Connor (flute)
    Todd Palmer (clarinette)
    Mark Dresser (contrebasse)
     

    Last Round, for 2 string quartets & double bass 14'00 
    Commissioned by the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
      1. Last Round: Movido, urgente-Macho, cool and dangerous 
      2. Last Round: Lentissimo 

    Lullaby and Doina, for flute, clarinet, string quartet & double bass 7 30 
    Commissioned and premiered by the Boston Symphony Chamber Players, Jordan Hall, Boston; April 2001.
      3. Lullaby
      4. Doina
      5. Gallop

    3. Yiddishbbuk, inscriptions for string quartet 14'00" 
    Commissioned by the FrommFoundation and the Tanglewood Music Festival, 1992. 
      6. I    D.W. (1932-1944) / F.B.(1930-1944) / T.K. (1934-1943) (commemorates three children who perished in the Nazi concentration camp Terezin)
      7. II   I.B.S. (1904-1991)
      8. III  L.B. (1918-1990)

    Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind, for clarinet & string quartet 33'00" 
    Commissioned by the Schleswig Holstein Musik Festival, the University Musical Society at Ann Arbor, and the Lied Center of Kansas. 
    Premiered by Giora Feidman and Cleveland Quartet, at the Schleswig Holstein Musik Festival; August 10 & 11, 1994
      9. Prelude: Calmo Sospeso
    10. I.   Agitato - Con Fuoco -  Maestoso - Senza Misura Oscillante
    11. II.  Teneramente - Ruvido - Presto
    12. III. Calmo Sospeso - Allegro Pesante
    13. Postlude: Lento Liberamente