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Wohl, Yehuda

Wohl, Yehuda

Wohl, Yehuda, German-born Israeli composer; b. Berlin, March 5,1904; d. Tel Aviv, July 12,1988. He went to Palestine in 1933 and had private studies with Ben-Haim in Tel Aviv; taught until 1972. Under the pseudonym Yehuda Bentow, he wrote popular songs in the ethnic style.

Works

dramatic: Radio Opera: Hagadér (1947); The Circle (1976). ORCH.: 3 syms. (1944, 1946, 1954); Rondo patetico for Strings (1950); Miriam- Danze (1955); Discussione for Piano and Orch. (1956); Fata morgana (1960); Canto capricioso (1967); With Mixed Feelings for Piano, Percussion, and Strings (1970); Light and Shadow (1972); Those Were the Days (1973); Festival Overture (1979). CHAMBER: Quartetto appassionato for String Quartet (1949); Duo sensible for Violin and Piano (1951); Diary for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, and Bassoon (1961); Associations for Chamber Ensemble (1966); Hagashot (Encounters) for Chamber Ensemble (1968); Atmosphere for Organ and Tape (1970); Trigon for Piano Trio (1971); Faces for Brass Ensemble and Percussion (1973); many piano pieces. VOCAL: Tagore-Songs for 2 Voices, Piano, and Flute (1955); An Arch Smile for Narrator and Orch. (1959).

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire

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