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Through collaboration with the American Society for Jewish Music (ASJM), the Jewish Theological ‘Hebrew Melody’ (Society for Jewish Folk Music) – MB. The Joseph Achron Society is proud to present the first published edition of Achron’s orchestral Hebrew Melody, Op. In its original form for violin and piano. Achron Hebrew Melody, Op sheet music and parts.

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He studied violin with his father and then at the Warsaw Conservatory with Isadore Lotto and finally at the Melpdy.

His final work was the Concerto for solo piano, Op. Articles with hCards All articles lacking reliable references Articles lacking reliable references from January CS1 maint: Hyperion offers bebrew CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. This was followed by a prodigious childhood career including performances throughout Russia.

Stated slowly at the outset, the Hasidic melody, recollected from his childhood, is repeated passionately in a higher octave, with varied harmonization. He was the older brother of the concert pianist and composer Isidor Achronwho became Jascha Heifetz’s accompanist for more than ten years. By using this achhron, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Orchestral Hebrew Melody – Joseph Achron Society

In gebrew years after World War I, he toured extensively as a concert artist in Europe, the Near East and Russia, performing over concerts between and Inhe moved to Hollywoodwhere he composed music for films and continued his career as a concert violinist.


They were inspired by ethnographic expeditions to Jewish hebree across Russia, and by the published results of field work such as an anthology of Jewish tunes recorded and transcribed by Zusman Kiselgof, a source much favoured by Achron. His incidental music suite from H. He taught and served as director of the Kharkov Conservatory and subsequently moved to Hollywood. The melody is a Hasidic folk tune which Achron recalled from his childhood.

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Atonality and polytonality are among the techniques used in his later works. Retrieved from ” https: Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first. His friend, the composer Arnold Schoenbergdescribed Achron in his obituary as “one of the most underrated modern composers”. Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults.

Achron was so inspired by his encounter with Rosovsky that he immediately composed his Hebrea MelodyOp 33, in just half an hour. Achron was born in Lozdzieje, Russian Empire now LazdijaiLithuania to Julian and Bertha and began the study of the violin under his father, an amateur violinist, at the age of five.

Inhe emigrated to the United States and bebrew in New Yorkwhere he taught the violin at the Westchester Conservatory.

InAchron became the head of the violin and chamber music departments at the Kharkiv Conservatory in Ukraine, and served in the Russian Army between and Joseph Achron was born in the Lithuanian town of Lodzdzieje now Lazdijai. Its final appearance, with a more pleading tone in a higher register, is coloured with rarefied trills, until a closing utterance in the rich lower octave.


InAchron spent some months in Palestine. Most of his works are for violin and piano, however, he also wrote in several other genres. By the flourishing Society had spread to numerous cities including Moscow, as well as Vienna and Berlin.

Petersburg Conservatory with Leopold Auer, teacher of such stars as Heifetz, Milstein and many others.

He died in Hollywood in and is buried in Hollywood Forever Cemetery. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. His first “Jewish” work, Hebrew Melodybecame immediately recognized through the interpretation of violinist Jascha Heifetz.

Joseph Yulyevich Achronalso seen as Akhron Russian: He performed his Violin Concerto No. He premiered in and it became on of Jascha Heifetz’s standard encores, which in turn led it to become Achron’s best known work.

Joseph Achron

The Hebrew Melody dates from The theme gains in intensity over pulsating chords, and is then gradually embellished before a fervent cadenza. A year after his death the Joseph Achron Memorial Committee was formed which included twenty well known composers, instrumentalists, conductors and critics.

Throughout his life, he composed.