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In this episode, two biblical epics are featured. In part one, a collaborative work composed by some of the leading composers of the 20th century. In part two, excerpts from a musical pageant depicting the entire history of the Jewish people.

PART ONE
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07:30 Genesis Suite
  I. Prelude (Arnold Schoenberg)
  II. Creation (Nathaniel Shilkret)
  III. Adam and Eve (Alexandre Tansman)
  IV. Cain and Abel (Darius Milhaud)
  V. The Flood (Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco)
  VI. The Covenant (Ernst Toch)
  VII. Babel (Igor Stravinsky)
PART TWO
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04:30 Kurt Weill: The Eternal Road (excerpts)

*Times are approximate

About the Series: Produced in conjunction with the WFMT network and broadcast on radio stations throughout the U.S., American Jewish Music from the Milken Archive with Leonard Nimoy is a 13-part series of two-hour programs featuring highlights from the Milken Archive’s extensive collection of the musical recordings. Episodes include interviews and commentary with Lowell Milken, Neil W. Levin, and Gerard Schwarz. Radio stations interested in broadcasting the series should contact media@milkenarchive.org.

Date: December 31, 1969

Credit: Milken Family Foundation

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