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Laurence Sherr
Videos: Concerts with Commentary, Lectures with
Performances

 

Songs Not Silenced: Music Forbidden in the Holocaust
Concert with commentary
Produced by Dr. Sherr, with commentary by Sherr and David Green, grandson of Ignatz Waghalter
Kennesaw State University, Atlanta, USA, 2017

One-hour TV special produced and broadcast by aib Studios. Concert excerpts include the US premiere of two sets of songs by Ignatz Waghalter, and music by Ilse Weber, Viktor Ullmann, Darius Milhaud, and Kurt Weill.
Jana Young, soprano
Oral Moses, bass-baritone
Judy Cole, piano

01:35  Sherr, forbidden music commentary
07:26  David Waghalter Green, Waghalter commentary
09:34  Waghalter songs, op. 7 (US premiere)
18:00  Waghalter songs, op. 11 (US premiere)
25:14  Weber songs
30:24  Ullmann song
32:52  Milhaud commentary
36:41  Milhaud songs
44:57  Weill commentary
52:24  Weill song


Suppressed Music and Art during the Nazi Era and
Sherr's Elegy and Vision for solo cello
Lecture with a performance
Jødisk Museum, Oslo, Norway, 2017
Audun Sandvik, cello

00:00  Sherr lecture
34:18  Introduction of Elegy and Vision
35:48  Elegy and Vision performance


Music of Resistance and Survival: A Holocaust Remembrance Concert featuring
Sherr's Sonata for Cello and Piano–Mir zaynen do!
Concert with guest speakers
Produced by Sherr
Atlanta, USA, 2015
Charae Krueger, cello
Robert Henry, piano
Helen Kim, violin
Cantor Nancy Kassel, mezzo-soprano
Cantor Deborah Hartman, soprano
Judy Cole, piano

06:32  Source songs begin
24:03  Sherr remarks and introduction of the cello sonata
33:06  Sonata for Cello and Piano–Mir zaynen do!
(full timeline is below the YouTube video)


Music of Resistance and Survival: A Holocaust Remembrance Concert featuring
Sherr's Sonata for Cello and Piano–Mir zaynen do!
Educational concert and theatrical performances with commentary
Produced by Sherr
Charae Krueger, cello
Robert Henry, piano
Cantor Deborah Hartman, soprano
Judy Cole, piano
Helen Kim, violin
Project Tolerance actors

00:18  Rabbi Berg welcome
06:20  Project Tolerance theatrical scenes
09:17  Sherr commentary starts
11:06  Wiegala and use in Sherr's cello sonata
06:20  Project Tolerance theatrical scenes
16:07  Zog nit keynmol and use in Sherr's cello sonata
21:20  Yugnt himn and use in Sherr's cello sonata
27:45  Project Tolerance theatrical scenes
34:35  Mendelssohn commentary and performance of Piano Trio, I


See also:
Favored and Forbidden–Cello Recital

Concert with commentary
Lincoln, USA, 2015
First video on Composition Videos page