Israeli composer Amit Weiner has an international career as a composer and a concert pianist. From New York's Carnegie Hall, to concert halls all over Asia, Amit Weiner’s music has reached vast audiences and achieved numerous prizes. His music has been performed across the United States, including New York's Carnegie Hall, and in England, Japan, Malaysia, Nepal, Ireland, Israel, and China.

Dr. Weiner is a senior staff lecturer at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance (JAMD), where he teaches composition and theory classes, and directing various ensembles, and from holds the position of The Head of The Cross-Disciplinary Composition Division at JAMD.

You can find more at my website: http://www.aweinermusic.com/ Please feel free to contact me at aweiner@jamd.ac.il.

Compositions

Suite for Viola and Piano - "Songs of Hope, Sorrow and Frenzy."


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Suite - For Viola and Piano, by Amit Weiner "Songs of Hope, Sorrow and Frenzy". Performed by: Moshe Aharonov: Viola. Ido Akov: Piano Commissioned and recorded as part of The Israeli Composers League project – "composing for young players. Recorded at the Israeli Conservatoire of Music, Tel Aviv. The piece was written in 2015, and has three movements: Song no. 1: Prelude: "Hope" Song no. 2: "Pavane For Yitzhak": "Sorrow" In memory of Yitzhak Rabin, marking 20 years from his assassination. Song no. 3: Toccata: "Frenzy"


Anagram No. 1 for Solo Piano - "Parallel Fifths in the Dark"


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An anagram is a type of word play, the result of rearranging the letters of a word or phrase to produce a new word or phrase, using all the original letters exactly once; for example orchestra can be rearranged into carthorse. ANAGRAMS for piano is a cycle of 6 pieces, written between 2012-2014, each deals with a different subject or mood, Anagram no. 1 is about Parallel Fifths, one of the most notorious aspects of music theory. For many years it was forbidden, as every music student knows. But WHY? Here is an example of music built ONLY from parallel fifths.


Anagram No. 2 for Solo Piano - "Modal vs Whole Tones"


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n Anagram is a type of word play, the result of rearranging the letters of a word or phrase to produce a new word or phrase, using all the original letters exactly once; for example orchestra can be rearranged into carthorse. ANAGRAMS for piano is a cycle of 6 pieces, written between 2012-2014, each deals with a different subject or mood. Anagram no. 2 deals with Modal versus Whole Tones systems. Can these two strange systems be combined into one? Can they interact with one another? Piano: Amit Weiner


"Jerusalem Lights" - a conerto for piano, clarinet, and a chamber orchestra


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The piece was composed on 2007 by Israeli composer and pianist Amit Weiner, as a double concerto for piano, clarinet, and a chamber orchestra. The work was written in the memory of the late Naomi Shemer, a popular music composer and poet in Israel, and her best remembered song: Jerusalem of Gold. The work was commissioned by the Israeli Music Holidays Festival and is written in a Neo-Modal style, typically of Amit Weiner's music, and has some influences of rock music, a Spanish dance (Boleria), and modal Harmony taken from Jazz, and has 3 movements: Introduction, Fugue, and Finale - "Jerusalem Lights".