Duration (in minutes): 20'39;
Difficulty: Medium (college/community)
Description: Prem. 11/97; The Martinu Philharmonic, Czech Republic
Rec: 1997; The Martinu Philharmonic, KOCH
Big band jazz, the plaintive lament of a Jewish religious chant and a scat-inspired finale characterize this distinctively American work.
“Dazzling...riffs gloriously on both jazz and Jewish liturgical music” American Record Guide