A Klezmer Set for Chamber Orchestra


Discover the vibrant and soulful world of Klezmer music with “A Klezmer Set for Chamber Orchestra,” expertly written by Michael Drapkin. This collection, featuring the clarinet, brings the rich traditions of Eastern European Jewish folk music to life, offering a delightful blend of spirited melodies and intricate harmonies. Perfect for both concerts and special occasions, this set captures the essence of Klezmer music with authenticity and flair, providing musicians with an engaging and culturally enriching performance experience. Whether you’re a seasoned performer or new to Klezmer, this transcription will add a unique and festive touch to your repertoire.

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Experience the rich, evocative sounds of Eastern European Jewish music with “A Klezmer Set for Chamber Orchestra,” meticulously written by Michael Drapkin. This exceptional collection brings the joyous and soulful essence of Klezmer to life, perfectly tailored for chamber orchestras. Each piece in this set captures the lively rhythms, heartfelt melodies, and intricate harmonies that define Klezmer music, making it ideal for both festive performances and more intimate gatherings. These include:

  • Dave Tarras Doina (clarinet solo)
  • Der Gasn Nigun (Rumanian hora)
  • Der Heiser Bulgar (Fast two-beat)

Whether your ensemble is looking to add a touch of cultural heritage to its repertoire or seeking to explore new musical horizons, this Klezmer Set offers a delightful journey into the heart of traditional Jewish musical artistry. Elevate your performances with the authentic and vibrant sounds of Klezmer music, and let your audience experience the magic and warmth of this timeless genre.

Live Performance (7:33):

Drapkin: A Klezmer Set for Chamber Orchestra. Live performance by the Pearland Chamber in Texas with Drapkin on clarinet.

Full Score:

Drapkin: A Klezmer Set for Chamber Orchestra. Score video rendering by Sibelius/NotePerformer.

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Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 13 × 3 in
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