German-Jewish organ music : an anthology of works from the 1820s to the 1960s

  1. Έργο (συλλογές έργων)
  2. 2013
    1. Organ music -- German -- 19th century
    1. This anthology traces the main phases of the history and stylistic development of organ music in the Reform Jewish communities in Central Europe, as well as in the German-influenced communities of Königsberg (Kaliningrad) and Odessa, and works by German-Jewish composers who emigrated to the United States and Israel after World War II. The small but respectable body of compositions for the organ in the synagogue is represented by fourteen exemplary works; the pieces span the period beginning with the Reform movement in the early nineteenth century to post-Holocaust works in the mid-twentieth century. Initially oriented predominantly toward Christian models, a specifically Jewish style of organ music emerged in the late nineteenth century, made up from elements of both Jewish and Western musical cultures. The selected repertoire featured in the anthology, although all emanating from the same cultural milieu, is based on a wide variety of musical thematic material, including biblical can

    1. Preludes,
    2. Nowakowsky, David (1848-1921) [Συνθέτης]. Preludium zum Abend am Purimfest, organ, key