Pete Seeger and the Story of “Tzena, Tzena, Tzena”
The Milken Archive of Jewish Music remembers Pete Seeger and his legacy in this short documentary on the song, “Tzena, Tzena, Tzena.” A moving story of music’s ability to transcend boundaries and communicate universally, the video captures a rare moment featuring Seeger alongside the song’s composer, Issachar Miron, as they lead a performance of a new trilingual version of the song that includes verses in Arabic, as well as in Hebrew and English. The song’s history stands as a testament to the values Seeger espoused through his music and through his unique way of being in the world. In the words of Woody Guthrie: “So Long, It’s Been Good to Know You.”
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Shloymele, malkele Live Performance
Excerpt from the Milken Archive’s One People, Many Voices concert at Walt Disney Concert Hall in 2006. Features conductor Gerard Schwarz and members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic with Simon Spiro and Elizabeth Shammash.
More info: http://www.milkenarchive.org/works/vi…
John Baron on Frederick Kitziger’s Impact on American Reform Judaism
New Orleans-based Musicologist John Baron discusses the life and work of Frederick Emil Kitziger, a late 19th-/early 20th-century composer and musician who, by way of a circuitous and unpredictable path, contributed significantly to the musical life of the early American Reform movement. Interview by Neil W. Levin.
For more information, please visit http://www.milkenarchive.org.
Joseph Achron’s Violin Concerto No. 1
Short documentary featuring Josheph Achron’s Violin Concerto no.1, and violinist Elmar Oliveira, who discovered the work in his teenage years. Features footage from the Milken Archive recording session, and commentary by Oliveira and conductor Joseph Silverstein.
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Joseph Rumshinsky – Fifty-fifty
Excerpt from the Milken Archive’s One People, Many Voices concert at Walt Disney Concert Hall in 2006. Features conductor Gerard Schwarz and members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic with Bruce Adler and Joanne Borts.
More info: http://milkenarchive.org/works/view/573
Dave Brubeck Quartet – Take Five
About this recording:
Exclusive Milken Archive footage of the Dave Brubeck Quartet performing Take Five by Paul Desmond. Recorded live at Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. Dave Brubeck, piano; Bobby Militello, saxophone; Michael Moore, bass; Randy Jones, drums.
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