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American Classics - Beveridge: Yizkor Requiem / Scribner

Album Summary

>Beveridge, Thomas : Yikor Requiem
Performers Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

Thomas Beveridge's "Yizkor Requiem," dedicated to the memory of the composer's parents, is a remarkable interweaving of elements common to Jewish and Roman Catholic liturgies. A Cantor takes the leading role in these works, which combines sections of the Latin Requiem, with the Kaddish and other jewish texts to form a musical "sacred bridge." "Yizkor Requiem" is a work of powerful singing. The fine choral writing here is ardently sung by the Washington Chorus.


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>Beveridge, Thomas : Yikor Requiem
  • Performers: Christine Goerke (Soprano); Joseph Holt (Piano); Alberto Mizrahi (Cantor)
  • Conductor: Norman Scribner
  • Ensemble: Washington Choral Arts Society Orchestra
  • Running Time: 56 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: circa 1994