Oratorio

Hoshna’na Rabbah in Casale Monferrato 1732: Dove in the Clefts of the Rock

Editor

A critical edition of a musical ceremony for the festival of Hosha'ana Rabbah from the Italian Jewish community of Casale Monferato (1732), found in Ms. Ginzburg 807 at the Lenin State Library in Moscow. Score for 5-6 voices, strings and oboes. Includes liturgical texts and the cantata "Dove in the Clefts of the Rock". The score is preceded by a historical introduction and a facsimile edition of the original Hebrew libretto.
Soft cover. Orchestral parts available on rental.

Material Type: 
Scores
Year: 
1990

Oratorio Ester, The Salvation of Israel by Esther (program brochure)

Program brochure for the gala concert and modern world premiere of Oratorio Ester, The Salvation of Israel by C. G. Lidarti (music) and Rabbi Jacob Raphael Saraval (libretto), May 30th and 31st, 2000. Includes the Hebrew libretto with Englsih translations and short articles about the composer, the oratorio, music in the Portuguese Jewish community of Amsterdam and the discovery of the manuscript in 1997.

Material Type: 
Books
Year: 
2000

Esther - Le Salut d'Israel par Esther: Oratorio en langue hebraique en trois actes (1774) (CD)

Researcher

Booklet contains program notes by various writers and Hebrew libretto by Jacob Raphael Saraval, with French, English and German translation. A co-production of the Jewish Music Research Centre and Universal Music. World premiere, recorded by Radio France from live performance at Montpellier Festival (July 22, 2003).

Material Type: 
Recordings
Year: 
2003

Esther - Le Salut d'Israel par Esther: Oratorio en langue hebraique en trois actes (1774) (Video)

Researcher

Accompanied by the concert's program notes, including the Hebrew libretto by Jacob Raphael Saraval, with French, English and German translations. A co-production of the Jewish Music Research Centre, The Israel Festival and the Israel Broadcasting Authority.
A recording of the world premiere, as performed in the the Henry Crown Symphony Hall at the Jerusalem Theater (May 31, 2000), on a VHS-PAL video cassette.

Material Type: 
Films
Year: 
2000

Joel Walbe

Israeli composer

Joel Walbe was born in Shepetovka, Volhynia (today Ukraine). As a boy, his education was standard for wealthy Jewish families in Russia. He first studied Torah in the Heder, and then proceeded to general studies with private teachers.

1900-1982

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