"Moldovanke" for String Quartet (traditional Ukranian)

Moldovanke was the 'thieves' quarter' in the Ukrainan port city of Odessa on the Black Sea. This arrangement of one of the popular songs played by Yiddish dance bands in Odessa begins with a slow, improvisatory introduction and builds up speed to a fiery, headlong climax.

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