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Ernest Bloch (1880–1959) was a Swiss-born American composer.

Bloch's early works, including his opera Macbeth (1910) show the influence of both the Germanic school of Richard Strauss and the impressionism of Claude Debussy. His mature works, including his best-known pieces, often draw on Jewish liturgical and folk music. These works include Schelomo (1916) for cello and orchestra, the Israel Symphony (1916), Baal Shem for violin and piano (1923, later version for violin and orchestra) and Avodath Hakodesh (Sacred Service… read more

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  • @SnailKid This fella certainly does.
  • Love him. Time for a new image.
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  • second violin sonata is love
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  • Piano Quintet no. 1. Holy heart-stop. Anyone else love this ?
  • A suíte hebraica q ouvi no início dos anos 80, com o violoncelo foi determinante para que escolhesse estudar música. Foi aí q tudo começou. Thank you very much Block.

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