Atonement: String Quartet and Solo-Instrument

Score and Parts

Score and Parts




Product Code: 06005
Composer: David Liebman
Publisher: Advance Music
Publisher SKU: 6005
Instrumentation: String Quartet and Solo-Instrument

Atonement commemorates the holiest day of the year in the Jewish faith, called Yom Kippur. On that day an individual repents for transgressions which may have occurred during the past year. Fasting and prayer are the activities which begin at sundown with the chanting of Kol Nidre and end twenty four hours later. I wrote the melodies for this piece on Yom Kippur, 1979. Part of the piece quotes the beginning strains of Hatikvah, the Israeli national anthem. It is adaptable to any solo instrument. Solo parts are included for C concert, Bb, Eb and bass clef instruments. Recorded on “Classique”.