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Kaddish "I am here" : live recording, world premiere performance, November 15, 2008 / words and music by Lawrence Siegel ; [performed by] VocalEssence ; Philip Brunelle conducting.

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    Summary
    "Kaddish was commissioned in honor of the 25th anniversary of the Cohen Center for Holocaust Studies at Keene State College, Keene, New Hampshire, with the goal of using the impact of a major new choral work to raise awareness of the ongoing global crisis of genocide."--Container.
    Format
    Musical sound recording
    Author/Creator
    Siegel, Lawrence.
    Published
    Westmoreland, N.H. : Larilea, c2008
    Contents
    The world before. Where we came from (6:54)
    Like cherries in the winter (2:52)
    My father bought me a horse (2:20)
    Hate me till Tuesday (3:47)
    Mutter erd (3:46). The holocaust. My daughter's name (5:54)
    Arrival at Auschwitz (3:28)
    Himmler's aria (3:02)
    What a beautiful place you have here (6:05)
    A burden you cannot share (3:12)
    Is my voice too loud? (3:07). Tikkun olam. Litany (3:57)
    Kaddish prayer (4:42)
    Nothing is as whole as a heart which has been broken (2:38)
    So here I am (4:23).
    Other Authors/Editors
    Jette, Maria.
    Bohn, James.
    Brunelle, Philip, 1943-
    VocalEssence (Musical group)
    Notes
    Compact disc.
    Libretto is drawn from interviews with Holocaust survivors; music incorporates elements of folk songs and Klezmer music.
    Program notes by Lawrence Siegel on container.
    Booklet including libretto with notes to performers, and essay "My Grandmother's voice" by Lawrence Siegel (19 p.) inserted in container.
    The world before. Where we came from (6:54) -- Like cherries in the winter (2:52) -- My father bought me a horse (2:20) -- Hate me till Tuesday (3:47) -- Mutter erd (3:46).
    The holocaust. My daughter's name (5:54) -- Arrival at Auschwitz (3:28) -- Himmler's aria (3:02) -- What a beautiful place you have here (6:05) -- A burden you cannot share (3:12) -- Is my voice too loud? (3:07).
    Tikkun olam. Litany (3:57) -- Kaddish prayer (4:42) -- Nothing is as whole as a heart which has been broken (2:38) -- So here I am (4:23).
    VocalEssence Chorus and Orchestra, featuring: Maria Jette, soprano ; Krista J. Palmquist, mezzo-soprano ; Anders Eckman, tenor ; James Bohn, bass-baritone ; Philip Brunelle, conductor.
    Recorded Nov. 15, 2008 at Ted Mann Concert Hall, Minneapolis, Minn.

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Physical Description
    1 sound disc (ca. 60 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.

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