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Joel Spiegelman

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Name  Joel Spiegelman

Role  Composer
Joel Spiegelman wwwbachcantatascomPicBioSSpiegelmanJoel01jpg
Albums  Metro Classical CD (Metro Philharmonic Orchestra feat. conductor: Joel Spiegelman)

Joel spiegelman cry of the bird of passage for symphony orchestra

Joel Spiegelman (born January 23, 1933) is an American composer, conductor, concert pianist, harpsichordist, recording artist, arranger, author and teacher.


As a composer, Spiegelman has been widely known for his blending of techniques from traditional classical music, dodecaphonic music, aleatoric music, gospel, Russian folk, and electronic idioms. He has written original music for string quartet, piano trio, piano quintet, chamber music with percussion, solo instruments, wind ensembles, symphony orchestra, ballet, film, choral and vocal music.

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Incidental music

  • Fables for Our Time by James Thurber. Composed the music for the theatrical event presented at the Brandeis University Theater first performed there in 1956
  • Medea - composed an electronic score for the Robinson Jeffers play based on Euripides' Medea performed in 1964 at the Brandeis University's Spingold Theatre*
  • They - composed the first electronic music score written for a film based on a novel by Marya Mannes. Produced by NET New York, 1969.
  • The Possessed - composed music for a ballet by Pear Land based on the play The Dybbuk. First performed in 1974 at the 92nd Street YMHA in New York City.
  • Orchestral works

  • My New York for full symphony orchestra, Paris, 1958, World premier Moscow, 1994 by Moscow Radio Symphony
  • References

    Joel Spiegelman Wikipedia