A Klezmer Wedding (Streichensemble)

A Klezmer Wedding A Klezmer Wedding is a set of four dances, newly-composed but based on traditional models. „The Doina“ is an expressive chant for three successive soloists; it twists and turns with the wailing lament of a shepherd’s pipe. Next follows the „Hora,“ a slow Rumanian dance in three with a mood that reflects […]

Ten Klezmer Duos Vol. 2 (Violine)

Ten Klezmer Duos Vol. 2 Mike Curtis began his klezmer career in 1982, succeeding the great Joel Rubin in the Hester Street Klezmer Band. Since then his playing (on clarinet, saxophone, tarogato, oboe, and bassoon) has taken him across Europe and Asia, including the Krakow and Birobidjian Jewish Music Festivals. He has recorded with Oomph […]

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Minutentangos (Streichensemble)

Minutentangos Dancing tango. A stage, a black curtain, a nothing, a something. More? Music. The couple dancing tango finds its analogy in the two instruments, violin and viola. The dancers are moving on a fictitious stage – different constellations develop in this room, various relationships between the instruments come into being. The thirteen minute tangos […]

5 Huapangos (Streichensemble)

5 Huapangos I. Santa Cruz, II. Las Islitas, III. Miramar, IV. Ofelia, V. El LlanoThe huapango is a popular dance originating on the east coast of Mexico. Its subtle alternation of 2 & 3 can be demonstrated in this recitation: MEX-ico, EC-uador, CHI-le, COS-ta, RI-ca.These dances can be likened to diarist entries written during an […]

Ten Klezmer Duos (Violine)

Ten Klezmer Duos Contains six traditional Klezmer compositions and four originals by Mike Curtis: Boruch Ato Bo’ir; Miserlou; Rumanian Hora, Chusidl & Bulgar; Alcazaba; Hey Judah; Andalucian Lily; Rebn’s Tanz; Khyberian Catfit; Street Song; Yoshke, Yoshke. Noten für: Violine Notenverlag: Advance Music ADV06201 Noten Informationen und Preis: Ten Klezmer Duos

The Klezmer Repertoire Vol. 2 (Flöte)

The Klezmer Repertoire Vol. 2 12 Klezmer- Titel, arrangiert für Flöte oder Violine Contents: Lebedik un Freylach, Shatser Chusidl, Shver un Shviger Tanz, Escorting the In-Laws Home, Papirosn, Galician Sher, Yikhes, Freylachs fun der Khupe, Silver Wedding, Rebn’s Tanz, Noch Havdole, Russian Sher. Noten für: Flöte Notenverlag: Advance Music ADV6102 Noten Informationen und Preis: The […]

The Klezmer Repertoire Vol. 1 (Flöte)

The Klezmer Repertoire Vol. 1 12 Klezmer- Titel, arrangiert für Flöte oder Violine This book presents an interpretation of Klezmer music as it was recorded in the U.S.A. in the early 20th century. The principal stylistic influences have been the 78rpm recordings of two great pioneer clarinetists: Naftule Brandwein and Dave Tarras. The first volume […]

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Antes de Ilegar a Jagüey (Gemischtes Ensemble)

Antes de Ilegar a Jagüey Instrumentation:Flute, Violin 1+2, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Piano, Drum Set, Conga Drums The composition ‚Antes de ilegar a Jagüey‘ (Before we came to Jagüey) was based on the travelling impressions my wife and I collected on our way to central Cuba. By the time we stopped in Jagüey, which is […]

Passings (Gemischtes Ensemble)

Passings Three Movements for Improvising Oboe, Soprano Sax, Viola, Cello: 1. Past, 2. Present, 3. Future It is natural as we age to contemplate the finality of passing on, if not personally, then certainly as an effect from others around you whom have left this space. Having to endure the passing of family and friends […]

Dream Trio (Gemischtes Ensemble)

Dream Trio Violin, Cello and Piano Dream Trio was actually inspired by the concept of unique thoughts developing during sleep. The trio’s two movements portray these changing fantasies to the delight of both performers and listeners. Noten für: Gemischtes Ensemble Notenverlag: Advance Music ADV06009 Noten Informationen und Preis: Dream Trio

Nocturne & Steam Train (Viola)

Nocturne & Steam Train Nocturne & Steam Train is a 2-movement work for saxophone or viola and piano. Though originally written for saxophone and piano, it is equally idiomatic for viola. The first movement, Nocturne, is a passionate, lyrical, dark ena expressive statement, and the second movement, Steam Train, is a spirited and highly rhythmic […]

Ode For Leo (Gemischtes Ensemble)

Ode For Leo Ode for Leo is based on Steven Foster’s „Beautiful Dreamer.“ Using the melody as a framework, this tonal piece spotlights the wonderful agility of the solo cello throughout its extraordinary range. Compositional devices used include question and answer, fugal type dialogue, and an ostinato by both the cello and solo instrument. The […]

Atonement (Gemischtes Ensemble)

Atonement Recorded on ‚Classique‘ (EMI/Owl 066CD).Originally written for soprano saxophone (jazz soloist) and string quartet. Includes solo parts for C treble, B flat, E flat, and bass clef instruments. Medium More about David Liebman at his homepage. Noten für: Gemischtes Ensemble Notenverlag: Advance Music ADV06005 Noten Informationen und Preis: Atonement

Piano Quartet No. 1 (Gemischtes Ensemble)

Piano Quartet No. 1 Contains jazz elements without being jazz. Some of the melodic structures are quite bluesy. Advanced Noten für: Gemischtes Ensemble Notenverlag: Advance Music ADV06004 Noten Informationen und Preis: Piano Quartet No. 1

Three Short Stories (Kontrabass)

Three Short Stories Three Short Stories, written for bassist John Goldsby, is an extended, through-composed three-movement piece. It contains improvised sections for both instruments, challenging passages of bass harmonics and extensive use of both arco and pizzicato techniques. Recorded by John Goldsby and Bill Mays on ‚Tale of the Fingers‘ (Concord CCD-4632). Noten für: Kontrabass […]

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