Kaddish : "I am here" : live recording, world premiere performance, November 15, 2008 (Musical CD, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Kaddish : "I am here" : live recording, world premiere performance, November 15, 2008

Author: Lawrence Siegel; Maria Jette; James Bohn; Philip Brunelle; VocalEssence (Musical group)
Publisher: Westmoreland, N.H. : Larilea, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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.
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Genre/Form: Music
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Siegel; Maria Jette; James Bohn; Philip Brunelle; VocalEssence (Musical group)
OCLC Number: 537339850
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.
Performer(s): VocalEssence Chorus and Orchestra, featuring: Maria Jette, soprano ; Krista J. Palmquist, mezzo-soprano ; Anders Eckman, tenor ; James Bohn, bass-baritone ; Philip Brunelle, conductor.
Event notes: Recorded Nov. 15, 2008 at Ted Mann Concert Hall, Minneapolis, Minn.
Description: 1 audio disc (approximately 60 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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).
Responsibility: words and music by Lawrence Siegel ; [performed by] VocalEssence ; Philip Brunelle conducting.

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"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.

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