Elijah’s Chariot


Program Note

Elijah’s Chariot, for String Quartet and Electronics by the American composer Judith Shatin (born 1949) is an 18-minute composition for string quartet and shofar. It is an electro-acoustic composition, in which the string players perform live, while the shofar part with both acoustic and electronically manipulated sounds and with monophonic next to polyphonic passages, was recorded on a CD.

About Judith Shatin

Composer Judith Shatin is renowned for her acoustic, electroacoustic and digital music. Called “highly inventive on every level” by the Washington Post, her music combines an adventurous approach to timbre…