The Gale

The Gale
for SATB Chorus (divisi) and Piano or Chamber Orchestra

Music by
Stanley M. Hoffman

Words by
Abraham (“Abramek”) Koplowicz
(b. 1930, Lodz, Poland, d. 1944, Auschwitz-Birkenau)

Performed by
From Age to Age
Conducted by
Peter J. Durow
Accompanied by pianist
Joel Anderson

© Copyright 2019 by Ione Press, Inc.,
a division of ECS Publishing Group.
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

From the Polish poem Wicher (The Gale) by Abraham (“Abramek”) Koplowicz. Translation by Sarah Lawson and Małgorzata Koraszewska.
© Copyright 1993 by Eliazer (“Lolek”) Grynfeld. All rights reserved.
Used by permission of LolekGrynfeld, Sarah Lawson and MałgorzataKoraszewska.

Artwork, Video, and Sound
The recording of The Gale by From Age to Age used by permission.
The photograph of Stanley M. Hoffman by Naomi F. Hoffman is freely Shareable.
Photographs of members of the Koplowicz and Grynfeld families, and artwork by Abramek Koplowicz are courtesy of Lolek Grynfeld.
Stylized photographs appearing at the words “children” and “grandpa” are of the composer’s paternal aunts and uncles who perished in the Holocaust, and of the composer’s paternal grandfather who made his way to America.
The remainder of the stylized photographs and video clips
that appear in this video are in the Public Domain.
Sound effects obtained from

Choral Conductors:
to purchase copies of this score,
the distributor is Canticle Distributing.
Catalog No. 8740 (Piano/Choral Score)
Catalog No. 8740A (Additional Full Score)
Full Score and Parts on Rental from

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