Kol Nidrey (Reznicek, Emil von)



Sheet Music

Scores and Parts

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, 1926. Plate U.E. 8635.
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General Information

Work Title Kol Nidrey
Alternative. Title Vorspiel zu der Oper 'Holofernes'
Composer Reznicek, Emil von
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IER 23
Key F minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
First Publication. 1926 – Vienna: Universal Edition
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Violin (or cello), piano
Related Works Arranged from the prelude to Reznicek's opera Holofernes. See also the Symphonische Variationen über Kol nidrey'.

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Rezniceks Opera "Holofernes" was premiered in 1923. In 1926 ha added an orchestral prelude based on the middle-european version of the KolNdrey. whereas the orchestral version reminaed unpublished, an arrangement for Violin/Cello an Piano was published in 1926. After completing the Prelude Reznicek further elaborated the theme to his "Variationen über das Kolnidrey" for large Orchestra. These "Variationen" were premeired in 1928 as a radio-transmission of the Radio-Station Berlin.