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M ist Over the Lake was written in 1985 as part of the “Forest Pictures” suite for Violin & Piano. “Mist” is a musical reflection of a real and fantastic natural scene the composer had ventured upon. He recalls that he wrote the piece quickly for fear of losing that inspiring but disappearing image. It was first performed in Odessa at the Stolyarsky Music School in 1985.
Jan Freidlin was born in southern Siberia in 1944 and studied in Odessa where he later taught as Head of the Music Theory department at the famous Stolyarsky Special Music College. He currently teaches at the Levinsky Teachers College in Tel Aviv. Jan Freidlin received the Grand Prix of Varna International Cinema Festival (1978), the AKUM Prize (Israel) for “Miscenscens”—Sonata for Violin & Cello (1993), 2nd Prize for “Letters from Arles” for Guitar at the 1995 Guitar Foundation of America Competition, the Liberson Prize for Piano Trio Nº 2 (Israel, 1995). His works were performed in the former USSR, Germany, France ,UK, Italy, Australia, Brasil, USA. His “Sonata in Three Visions” for Solo Harp was chosen by the International Harp Contest in Israel for the 1998 Contest as the required Israeli work.
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