Symphonic Songs — Where Melody and Poetry Merge

July 17, 2019

Part four of our "Symphonic Music of Jewish Experience" virtual exhibit—now live on our website—focuses on Symphonic Songs inspired by Torah, Psalms, ancient and modern Israel, and life in the diaspora.

Whether rooted in timeless liturgy or contemporary poetry, the exhibit features:

  • Mario Davidovsky's Shulamit's Dream
  • Jan Radzynski's Al naharot bavel (Psalm 137 from Shirat ma'yan)
  • Jean Berger's Two Songs from Ecclesiastes: Koholet
  • Hugo Weisgall's A Garden Eastward: Cantata for High Voice and Orchestra and Love's Wounded
  • Julius Chajes's Adarim and Old Jerusalem
  • Harold Shapero's Three Hebrew Songs

Get the history and the backstory as you listen to the music of Symphonic Songs of Jewish Experience:


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