I Will Not Remain Silent: Concerto for Violin and Chamber Ensemble

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LKMP R01545/ HL 173536

Duration (minutes): 
23
Detailed Instrumentation: 
Violin Solo, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn, Trumpet in Bb, Percussion, Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello
Adolphe's concerto for violin and orchestra is inspired by the life of Joachim Prinz, a rabbi in Berlin under the Hitler regime who bravely warned Jews of the Holocaust and saved many lives. Later, in the United States, Prinz became a friend of Martin Luther King, Jr., and an outspoken leader of the Civil Rights Movement. His remarkable voice is represented by the solo violin throughout the work. Two versions are available from the publisher--one for orchestra and another for chamber ensemble of 10 players.  Movements: I. Berlin During the Nazi Era, II. Civil Rights Movement, America.