• Tikvah Chamber Oratorio
  • Tikvah Chamber Oratorio
  • Tikvah Chamber Oratorio
  • Tikvah Chamber Oratorio
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Parsons Artists Management, Inc

Red Clay Saxophone Quartet

Chicago Saxophone Quartet

Tikvah is a multi-media oratorio by Burton Beerman for saxophone quartet, soprano voice, dancer, narration and video. It is based on the memoirs of Philip Markowicz who is a Torah scholar and Holocaust survivor.

Tikvah is a stage production. This documentary is about the theatrical work and the aesthetic ideals surrounding it. It contains footage collected from stage productions, rehearsals, and material from interviews with Philip and the members of the Markowicz family. It was screened at a roundtable discussion on "Raw-Truths" In Performance Media at the Conference on Media, War and Conflict Resolution.

Tikvah Holocaust Oratorio Movie - Documentary
Editing, videography, and design by Anton Jessberger. Additional filming, videography & cinematography by Jose Cardenas. Additional production information in credits.


SAX - Excerpts 

  
Alto Sax Interlude I 

 
Baritone Sax Interlude III

Tenor Sax Interlude IV 

Soprano and Alto Sax Interlude II
 

Soprano Sax Klezmer Movement II

 
Sax Quartet Overture


Sax Quartet Movement 5


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DANCER - Excerpts

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  Dance Movement VI
 
  Dance Movement VIII
 
  Elegy Movement IX

Score Excerpts

SCORE - Excerpts
 

Movement One
 

Movement Three
 

Interlude Two
 

Movement Five
 

Movement Six
 

Movement Seven
 

Interlude Four
 

Movement Eight
 

Movement Nine
 

Philip Markowicz

NARRATOR - Excerpts 

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Movement VII Narration

 
Narration I

 
Narration II

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SINGER - Excerpts
 

The Marriage Movement VII for Soprano Voice and Soprano Sax



Movement III Voice and Sax Quartet


Movement IV Voice and Soprano Sax


Optional Choral Movements

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Prelude One
 

Prelude Two
 

Postlude

Full Performance - Video