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שלמה יופה

Shlomo Yoffe

שלמה יופה

Shlomo Yoffe [Joffe], born in Warsaw, 19 May 1909. In his youth he studied piano, theory and solfege in Samara, Russia (1918-21), and, in 1924 in Warsaw joined the Zionist movement Hashomer Hatza'ir, playing the mandoline, tuba, baritone and clarinet in its folk orchestras. He graduated from the Teachers' Seminarium in Poznan (Poland) in 1928, and in 1930, following agricultural studies in Brno (Czechoslovakia), moved to Palestine, helping to establish a kibbutz in 1932. Only after 1940 did he begin to be involved with music again, at first teaching and arranging music at the kibbutz Beit Alpha. After a period of concentrated study (1947-53), with Prof. J. Tal and Prof. O. Partos at the New Jerusalem Academy of Music, and privately with A.A. Boskovich, he devoted himself to composition and teaching at the district conservatory for kibbutzim at Beth-She'an Valley, where he was director until 1973. In the 1950s, under Boskovitch's influence, he used elements of Near Eastern Jewish song, maqam, heterophony and a form of chromatic modality, often in the expression of biblical and Israeli dramas, for example in the cantata "Tales of Mount Gilboa" (953), but also in his Prokofiev-like neo-classical symphonic works. These features remained evident in later works, despite the influence of Schoenbrg in the compositions of the 1960s and the influences that followed a visit to Darmstadt in 1962 and meetings with Lutoslawski and Penderecki. His cantata "Rising Night after Night" (1978), for example, exhibits many contemporary aspects, including extended vocal techniques, clusters and a deformed folk melody, but despite these developments, Joffe always remained, through his teaching, association and biblical roots, a 'kibbutz composer'. Shlomo Yoffe died in Beit-Alpha, 29 Dec 1995. 

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Chamber music for violin solo and ten solo instruments

Solo instrument + ensemble


1966
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26
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Fantasia for Oboe and Chamber Orchestra

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1975
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27
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Doomed to Annihilation

Symphony Orchestra


1988
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28
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Three Symphonic Movements

Symphony Orchestra


1989
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29
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Four Symphonic Miniatures

Symphony Orchestra


1988
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30
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Raphsody on Jewish Themes for Piano and Orchestra

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1990
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31
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Symphonic Etudes

Symphony Orchestra


1986
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32
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Improvisations for Piano

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1989
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Monologue for Violin

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1982
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34
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Monologue for Flute

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1990
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35
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Three Episodes for Symphony Orchestra

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1963
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44
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Concerto for Violin

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1956
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57
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Lamentation

Choir


1975
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74
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Fanfare, for Horn and Strings

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1990
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75
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With the Dissolution of Yearning, for Choir and Piano

Choir


1990
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76
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Text: Yehosha Rabinov
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Episodes in Two, for Flute and Bassoon

Chamber Music / Ensemble


1993
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77
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And they shall come again from the land of the enemy

Choir


1991
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78
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Romance for Solo Flute

Solo


1991
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79
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The lamemtation of David

Choir


1982
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80
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From the Cantata "Alilot Hagilboa" 1954, arranged for Choir a cappela 1983. Biblical Text.
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Mizmor kaf gimel

Choir


1982
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81
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Drought, for mixed choir and Oboe

Chamber Music / Ensemble


1986
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82
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Shake thyself from the dust

Chamber Music / Ensemble


1988
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83
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Prayer and Thanksgiving

Chamber Music / Ensemble


1977
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84
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Im Shachar, pastorala for sopran, clarinet, cello and piano

Chamber Music / Ensemble, Solo voice(s)


1992
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85
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A Prayer of the Afflicted (Psalm 102), for solists and mixed choir

Choir


1983
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99
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Five Miniatures, for flute, oboe, clarinet and bassoon

Chamber Music / Ensemble


1990
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100
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Five Songs, for alto and piano

Chamber Music / Ensemble, Solo voice(s), Vocal


1985
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101
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Nonetto for Strings (4-2-2-1)

String Orchestra


1976
Composition Year:

111
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Little Suite for Four Flutes

Chamber Music / Ensemble

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1991
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112
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String Quartet No.3

String Quartet


1989
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113
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The Beautiful City, for symphony orchestra

Symphony Orchestra


1978
Composition Year:

499
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00:16:00
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Concertante for String Orchestra in One Movement

Chamber Music / Ensemble, String Quartet


1993
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145
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Fantasy for Piano Duet, for piano 4 hands

Chamber Music / Ensemble


1984
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165
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Metamorphoses, for piano 4 hands and chamber orchestra

Chamber Orchestra, Solo instrument(s) + Orchestra


1985
Composition Year:

166
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35
Oriental Ornaments, for 8 instruments

Chamber Music / Ensemble


1993
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187
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36
Concerto for Vibraphone and Strings

Solo instrument(s) + Orchestra, String Orchestra


1979
Composition Year:

228
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Dialogue for Two Flutes

Chamber Music / Ensemble


1993
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238
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Paraphrase on Hassidic Melody, for clarinet and string quartet

Chamber Music / Ensemble, String Quartet, Solo instrument + ensemble


1990
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245
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Toccata, for piano

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1982
Composition Year:

248
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Prelude and Dance, for orchestra

Symphony Orchestra


1993
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249
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Quartet, for 2 flutes, cello & piano,

Chamber Music / Ensemble


1957
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262
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00:17:00
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Israel Broadcasting Authority Prize 1958
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String Quartet No.1

Chamber Music / Ensemble, String Quartet


1961
Composition Year:

285
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00:18:00
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43
Four Arabesques, for chamber ensemble

Chamber Music / Ensemble


1973
Composition Year:

288
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Four Miniatures, for wind quintet

Chamber Music / Ensemble, Wind Quintet


1974
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289
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ACUM Prize 1974
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Fields of the Emek

Solo


1986
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305
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46
Musica Concertante, seven pieces for Clarinet & Percussion

Chamber Music / Ensemble


1973
Composition Year:

306
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00:15:00
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31 pages
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47
Three Etudes, for flute & clarinet

Chamber Music / Ensemble


1983
Composition Year:

310
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00:04:00
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Thoughts, for piano

Solo


1982
Composition Year:

311
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49
Two Songs for Alto & Piano

Chamber Music / Ensemble, Solo voice(s)


1980
Composition Year:

312
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50
Hassidic Fantasy, for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon & harp

Chamber Music / Ensemble


1987
Composition Year:

322
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51
Dainty Maiden, Paraphase of a Yemenite Song, for flute, harp & strings

Solo instrument(s) + Orchestra, String Orchestra


1978
Composition Year:

323
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00:11:00
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Sinfonietta da camera, for orchestra

Chamber Orchestra


1977
Composition Year:

324
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00:13:00
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60 pages
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53
Three Pieces for String Quartet

Chamber Music / Ensemble, String Quartet


1994
Composition Year:

328
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54
Country Poem, for soprano, woodwind quintet & string quartet

Chamber Music / Ensemble, Voice and ensemble


1995
Composition Year:

351
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00:09:40
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55
Mosaic, for flute solo

Solo, Chamber Music / Ensemble


1994
Composition Year:

352
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00:03:00
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56
Fantasia, for eight wind instruments and percussion

Chamber Music / Ensemble


1991
Composition Year:

359
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57
Emek Landscapes, Symphonic Suite

Symphony Orchestra


1958
Composition Year:

366
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104 pages
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58
Israel Sketches, for symphony orchestra

Symphony Orchestra


1984
Composition Year:

428
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And Ye Shall Be My People, for mezzo-soprano & chamber orchestra

Chamber Orchestra, Voice and Orchestra


1992
Composition Year:

446
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60
Suite on Yemenite Themes, for oboe or clarinet and string quartet

Chamber Music / Ensemble, String Quartet, Solo instrument + ensemble


1960
Composition Year:

931
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  • 1
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61
Suite on Yemenite Themes, for oboe or clarinet and strings

Solo instrument(s) + Orchestra, String Orchestra


1960
Composition Year:

932
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Prayer and Praise, for clarinet (or viola), violin & cello

Chamber Music / Ensemble


1997
Composition Year:

933
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