Kaddish is Leonard Bernstein's third symphony. The 1963 symphony is a dramatic work written for a large orchestra, a full choir, a boys' choir, a soprano soloist and a narrator. The name of the piece, Kaddish, refers to the Jewish prayer that is chanted at every synagogue service for the dead but never mentions "death."
|Date of composition||1963 (revised in 1977)|
|Premiered||1963, December 10th in Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel|
|Dedicated to||Dedicated to the memory of John F. Kennedy who was assassinated on November 22, 1963, just weeks before the first performance of the symphony|
|Approx. duration||54 minutes|
Narrator, Recitant, Speaker
Leonard Bernstein: Symphonie n°3 "Kaddish"
Leonard Bernstein: Sinfonia n. 3 "Kaddish"
Leonard Bernstein: Sinfonie Nr. 3 "Kaddish"