), Op 46 (1919), exemplifies a Jewish style similar to that of Ernest Bloch, as found in the famous Nigun
from Bloch’s suite Baal Shem
of 1923. Achron’s original violin melody is similarly cantorial in style, its distinctive shape and decorative ornaments enriched with a weaving chromatic piano part on its repeat, leading to a passionate highpoint and rhapsodic cadenza.
from notes by Malcolm Miller © 2012