The best-known from among Ernest Bloch
's oeuvre are the pieces based on Hebrew themes, including the Suite Hebraique and Schelomo.
If Franklin's book seems, at times, anecdotal, discursive, and occasionally redundant, this can be explained by the fact that it emerged from a series of six lectures given at the University of California, Berkeley, when Franklin was Visiting Ernest Bloch
Professor in the fall of 2010.
Was he aware of similar sentiments a century earlier by arguably the greatest Jewish composer, Ernest Bloch
? "I notice here and there themes that are without my willing it, for the greater part Jewish, ...
(6.) Apud Bloch, Suzanne and Heskes, Irene (1976), Ernest Bloch
: Creative Spirit.
The evening's programme will include music ranging from Corelli to Glazunov, as well as pieces by John Metcalf and Ernest Bloch
Most of Volume Two is concerned with social and cultural issues such as Jewish philanthropy, educational and scientific contributions, and the formative and critical Jewish role in the history of American film, television, literature of all types (from the comic book superheroes of Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel [Superman] and Joe Simon and Jack Kirby [Captain America] to the prize-winning novels of Phillip Roth and Saul Bellow), music of all genres (from the symphonies of Ernest Bloch
and George Gershwin to the popular music of such diverse Jewish artists as Benny Goodman and KISS), and all aspects of American mass and popular culture.
They are Ernest Bloch
(1880-1959), Mario-Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895-1968) and Darius Milhaud (1892-1974).
They are Ernest Bloch
, Howard Hanson, Vittorio Giannini, Paul Creston, Samuel Barber, and Nicolas Flagello.
47, Stravinsky's Pulcinella Suite, Concerti Grossi by Herbert Howell, Vittorio Giannini, Joly Braga Santos, Henry Cowell and Ernest Bloch
. Although with no specific concertino groups scored, many orchestral works feature virtuosic soloistic writing within the orchestra.
Strongly influenced by Ernest Bloch
, they are well worth exploring, although Sheila Silver's Song of Sara for strings from 1984, is rather more dour
sees hope as the stimulus and the impulse of all human endeavors.
The rest of this part examines cursorily modern utopianism until Ernest Bloch
's Schelomo, A Hebrew Rhapsody for Cello and Orchestra premiered in 1916.
"It was not the morality of the Sermon on the Mount which enabled Christianity to conquer Roman paganism," Ernest Bloch
, a German philosopher observed, "but the belief that Jesus had been raised from the dead."