violinist who spent his early years in
Michigan and has returned for per-
formances with the Detroit
Symphony Orchestra, adds his tal-
ents to the Milken recordings.
Working with the Berlin Radio
Orchestra, he conducted Joseph
Achron's Violin Concerto with Elmar
Oliveira on violin and Stefan Wolpe's
Man from Midian.
"These pieces represent very different
phases of Jewish music," Silverstein
says. "The concerto uses a cantorial
theme, and I think it will find its way
into the standard repertoire. Wolpe's
piece is extraordinarily complex and
has the quality of art music."
As the recordings are released, they
will be available in music stores and
on the Web. The dissemination of
the music is being encouraged with
concerts and events to help generate
awareness and appreciation.
"I think this total collection of
recordings has been a magnificent
effort," Silverstein says. "Neil Levin
researched the total spectrum of
Jewish music and helped produce a
treasury for years to come." El
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"YI magnificent e ort," says con-
ductor/violinist Joseph Silverstein,
a former Detroiter, of the Milken
These are only a few of the vocal-
A number of the composers repre-
ists, instrumentalists and playing
sented in the Milken Project are not
groups included in the Milken
Jewish but have been inspired to
Archive. Subsequent releases will fea-
write works based on Jewish themes.
ture additional composers, soloists,
One of the major purposes of the
instrumentalists, playing groups and
Milken Project, as stated by Lowell
Milken, is to
tured on this disc
only the rich
variety of Jewish
life in America
THE WORI 0
than three cen-
turies, but the
the Jewish expe-
rience and its
people of all
This is an
Casteln UOVO -Tedesco, Robert Stern,
project. Its value to the discogra-
Bruce Adolphe, Shalom Kalib and
phy of Jewish music is very great
Meyer Machtenberg; Joseph
indeed. Be sure to read the excel-
Rumshinsky and Kurt Weill. Only
lent notes that accompany each of
selections from their works are
these discs. D.
played in the introductory CD.
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