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A Klezmer Karnival

Grade 2.5 - Score Only

By Philip Sparke

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Concert Band (Score) - Grade 2.5
Grade 2.5 - Score Only. Composed by Philip Sparke (1951-). Anglo Music Concert Band. 32 pages. Anglo Music Press #AMP124-140. Published by Anglo Music Press (HL.44004943).

Item Number: HL.44004943

Klezmer music originated in the villages and ghettos of eastern Europe, where itinerant Jewish troubadours (known as klezmorim) performed at weddings and other celebrations since the early Middle Ages. Lyrics were a part of klezmer as far back as the 16th century, but the term gradually became synonymous with instrumental music, particularly featuring the violin and clarinet. In recent years it has regained in popularity, and A Klezmer Karnival incorporates three contrasting traditional tunes in a suite that will bring a true “karnival” atmosphere to any concert.