Robert Stern, Composer

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  Shofar

Excerpts from the oratorio Shofar

Part I: Tekiah: Whole
The chaos of creation resolves into the order of God's name and the revelation at Sinai

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Part II: Shevarim: Broken
The making of the golden calf and the breaking of the tablets; the people's faithlessness to God

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Part III: Teruah: Smashed
God's faithlessness to the people

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Part IV: Tekiah g'dolah: Whole
The renegotiation

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