Dance Improvisation on a Hebrew Folksong, Op.37 (Achron, Joseph)



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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. St. Petersburg: Society for Jewish Folk Music, 1914. Plate 59
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Work Title Dance Improvisation on a Hebrew Folksong, Op.37
Alternative. Title
Composer Achron, Joseph
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.37
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJA 2
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1914 (December)
First Publication. 1914
Copyright Information Possibly public domain in the EU and in other 70 pma territories.
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Dedication My Mother
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Violin and Piano

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Improvisations on a Jewish folk melody which was later called "Oh Chanukah, Oh Chanukah"

Errrrmm... oversimplified if true. See discussion @ Wikipedia, comparing this work, "Freylekhs", etc. and noting : "The works by Kopyt, Achron, and Stutschewsky share two distinct melodies: the one that later became "Oh Chanukah, Oh Chanukah" and an arpeggiated tune." et seq (read article)... - ES.

Orchestral version @ Fleisher Collection. "Written for the Society for Hebrew Music of St. Petersburg. Originally composed for violin and piano, 1913; orchestrated 1916. First performance Petrograd, probably 1916, Pavlovsk Summer Symphony Orchestra, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection." Orchestration composed for - again from Fleisher: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion, harp, strings.