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catalog: JEWISH MUSIC


ALEINU/VA’ANACHNU/BAYOM FANFARE
Setting of traditional Sabbath texts integrated smoothly with underscored narration and a  new stirring setting of Bayom Hahu.

   

Voice + Keyboard

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AL HA-TORAH (HAFTARAH BLESSING)
Elegant harmonization of traditional Haftarah Blessing

 

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Voice + Keyboard

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ASHREI
“Happy are those who dwell in Your house…”  Joyous setting of Psalm 84 text.

 

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Voice + Keyboard

$5.95

ASHREI HA-GAFRUR
“Happy is the match consumed in kindling flame…” Meditative setting for Yom Ha-Shoah.

 

Voice + Keyboard

$5.95

AVINU GALEH
Transcription of stirring High Holy Day cantorial duet, as sung by Yossele Rosenblatt and Samuel Malavasky.

 

2 Voices + Keyboard

$7.95

 

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AVINU MALKEYNU, PʼTACH SHAʼAREI SHAMAYIM
Dramatic setting of traditional text for Yom Kippur evening service.

 

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Voice + Keyboard

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B’CHOL DOR VADOR
Reflective  medium voice/flute/piano arrangement of David Alster-Yardeini’s beautiful melody.
Composed for Academy for Jewish Religion (New York) practicum.

 

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Voice, Flute + Piano

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BIRKAT ERUSIN
Two elegant settings of Hyams melody for the traditional Jewish wedding service.

 

Voice + Keyboard

$5.95

CHAD GADYO
Charming piano-vocal arrangement of traditional Passover melody. Traditional refrain with verses in Yiddish.

 

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Voice + Keyboard

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DODI LI
Two different charming piano-vocal arrangements of traditional song. Text from The Song of Songs. Suitable for weddings.

 

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Voice + Keyboard

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ELOHEINU…T’KA B’SHOFAR
Cantorial setting plus refrain for Rosh Hashanah shofar service.

 

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Voice + Keyboard

$6.95

 

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ENOSH
Piano-vocal arrangement of  Ben Steinberg’s setting  of Psalm 103:15-17. Suitable for Yom Kippur afternoon service.

 

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Voice + Keyboard

$8.95

EYLE EZKERAH
Setting of  Cantor David Lefkowitz’s melody for Yom Kippur Martyrology Service.
For voice, optional flute or violin and keyboard.

 

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Voice + Keyboard
(Optional Flute or Violin)

$7.95

EYSHET CHAYIL
Arrangement of traditional Freygish melody, “A woman of valor.”

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Voice + Flute+Keyboard

$7.95

FINAL BENEDICTION: ROSH HASHANAH
End of Rosh Hashanah service from Gates of Repentence. Includes underscored narration.

 

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Voice, Reader + Keyboard

$6.95

FINAL BENEDICTION: YOM KIPPUR
End of Yom Kippur service from Gates of Repentence. Includes underscored narration.

 

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Voice, Reader + Keyboard

$6.95

 

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FOUR SABBATH DUETS
[Former title: Four Early Settings]—Piano-vocal duet settings of Ahavat Olam;  Ha-Chama Meirosh;  V’Shamru; Ma Y’didot. Despite the simplicity of the vocal parts, these duets are highly effective in establishing a reflective, prayerful mood for the Sabbath service. In Hebrew.

 

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Two-Part + Keyboard

$9.95

FIVE SETTINGS from THE OPEN DOOR HAGGADAH
At last! Brand new contemporary melodies from the long-awaited gender-sensitive Open Door Haggadah: Includes Ali V’Er Enu Lah (3 settings), a pop/gospel Blessed is The One, and the delightful trio Miriam Hanviah.

 

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1 or 2 Solo Voices
(optional SSA or SATB Choir) + Keyboard

$13.95

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HAMAN SPINS A DREYDL
Updated lyrics to The Dreydl Song and A Wicked, Wicked Man. So when you sing these songs, you can  have something a little more hip than usual.

 

Lyrics

$5.95


HASHKIVEINU
Dramatic setting of one of the most moving prayers from the Friday-evening service: it asks God to shelter us from the terrors of darkness. Suitable for concert use.  Prizewinner: Diana Barnes American Song, Shalshelet ‘08 competitions.

 

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High Voice + Piano

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HAYOM T’AMTSEINU!
Terrific gospel-style ending for the Yom Kippur morning service. Easy for congregations to join in with the rousing “Amen!”s after each verse. Winner, Shalshelet Competition ’08. Included: original and simplified piano versions.

 

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HIN’NI
“Behold, I stand before you...” Establish the mood of the High Holy Days with this original setting of solemn prayer, which uses traditional nusach. May be performed with or without keyboard accompaniment. In Hebrew.

 

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Voice (+ Optional) Piano

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ISRAELI SONGS
Extraordinarily beautiful, elegant settings of four of the most popular songs from Israel: El Ginat Egoz; Iti Milvanon; Ana Halach Dodech; Erev Shel Shoshanim; 2 settings of Dodi Li. As perfect for casual singing as for performance on the concert stage. Recorded by Cantor Alberto Mizrahi.

 

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Voice + Keyboard

$22.95

KIDDUSH for ROSH HASHANAH EVENING
Simple, elegant arrangement of traditional text.

 

Voice + Keyboard

$5.95

JEWISH FOOD
We dare you to find a Jewish food that isn’t mentioned in this song!
As performed by the West End Klezmorim in the off-Broadway show Hot Klezmer.

 

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Voice + Keyboard

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KOL DODI: Jewish Music for Weddings
(Book) ed. Mary Feinsinger.The  definitive collection of Jewish wedding music, Kol Dodi is a single volume resource for Jewish wedding music.Featuring five complete wedding services and over 25 songs! Are you planning a wedding? This is the only resource you will need in planning the  vocal music for your wedding. Perfect resource for wedding musicians. Beautiful, accessible arrangements for voices and instruments of contemporary, traditional, Sephardic, Yiddish and Israeli wedding songs and services. As heard on the CD (See below).

*AVAILABLE AS A HARD COPY ONLY

For the score of most of the instrumental music on the CD, don’t miss
KOL DODI Vol. II: JEWISH WEDDING MUSIC: Processionals and Recessionals

 

Various Voices and Instruments

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[KOL DODI Vol. II]
JEWISH WEDDING MUSIC: Processionals and Recessionals

Finally available in print! Instrumental Music for the Jewish Wedding Service.

*AVAILABLE AS A HARD COPY ONLY

 

Various Instruments

$34.95

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KWARTIN TRANSCRIPTIONS
Clearly  notated scores of  unaccompanied cantorial texts, as sung by Cantor Zawl Kwartin: Tiher Rabi Yishmoel Atsmo, V’Al Y’dei Avadecha, Riboinoi Shel Oilom, L’El Shimurim. Available in E minor (shown) and D minor.

 

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Unaccompanied Voice

$8.95

L’DOR VADOR
Arranged for Cantor Lisa Klinger-Kantor, cello obbligato to Meir Finkelstein’s beautiful setting of the liturgical prayer.

 

 

Unaccompanied Voice

$8.95

MA YEDIDUT
Haunting nigun for 2 or three voices from Muzikalischer Pinkes.

 

 

SATB + Keyboard

$5.95

MA’OZ TSUR
Stirring setting of traditional Hanukkah anthem. Commissioned for the 2011 opening concert of the Opera of the Highlands.

 

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2 or 3 Voices+Keyboard

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M’LOCH
Clearly  notated scores of  unaccompanied cantorial texts, as sung by Cantor Zawl Kwartin: Tiher Rabi Yishmoel Atsmo, V’Al Y’dei Avadecha, Riboinoi Shel Oilom, L’El Shimurim. Available in E minor (shown) and D minor.

 

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Voice + Keyboard

$4.95

 

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MI SHEBEIRACH

“There is no shortage of arrangers creating settings of the music of honored Jewish music heroine Debbie Friedman – but this is one of the best. This piece will bring listeners to tears at a healing service or Shabbat worship; Friedman’s melody brings out the special meaning in the text, and Feinsinger’s voicings are beautifully appropriate.” [Union of Reform Judaism] Stirring choral arrangement of the Debbie Friedman favorite.

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MI SHEBEIRACH

SATB Choir + Keyboard

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Solo Voice + Keyboard

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MODIM ANACHNU LACH
Full cantorial piano-vocal setting of amidah prayer with sprightly Hasidic-style refrain.

 

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Voice + Keyboard

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NA’ARITS’CHO
Complete transcription of Cantor Pinchas Jassinowsky’s recording from the Golden Age of Cantorial Voices. Arranged for piano from original string orchestra score.

 

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Voice + Keyboard

$6.95

N’ILAH CLOSING PRAYERS
Seamless transition from final Sh’mas through sevenfold Adonai Hu through final blessings. With underscored narration.

 

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Voice + Keyboard

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NOAH SCHALL SETTINGS
Renowned cantor Noah Schall—“one of the greatest authorities on Chazzanut in our times”—commissioned these piano arrangements of his traditional melodies for Yismach Moshe and Melech Rachamon.

 

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Voice + Keyboard

$12.95

NOSHIN’ HAMANTOSHN
Humorous contemporary re-telling of the traditional Purim story: "O Haman was a Persian who was nasty, mean, and shrewish. He gave a lot of people grief, but most if they were...!"

 

Voice + Keyboard + Guitar

$5.95

OD YAVO / SALAAM / KI VA MOED
(Ben-Ari, Carlebach) arr. Mary Feinsinger—Spirited medley of Ben-Ari/ Carlebach tunes.

 

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Three Part +Keyboard or Guitar

$6.95

PSALM 23
Deeply beautiful setting. Full, rich accompaniment with typical Feinsinger harmonies. Winner of the Diana Barnhart Prize for American Song.

 

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Voice + Keyboard

$6.95

   

Also available: version for chamber orchestra fully orchestrated by Jeffrey Hoffman.
Includes conductor score and parts:

www.jeffrey-hoffman.com

$34.95

 

R’TSEI
Reflective choral setting of amidah text: “May we be worthy in our deeds and our prayer.”
Commissioned by Scott Kumer for the Chicago Sinai Congregation.

 

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SATB + Keyboard

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SABBATH SERVICE For Flute and Voice
[2nd edition] —Accessible arrangements of old favorites (Yedid Nefesh, V’Shamru, and more), plus newly discovered melodies. Includes a spirited new flute/vocal arrangement of Machtenberg’s popular Shehecheyanu.

 

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Voice / Flute + Keyboard

$24.95

SABBATH TUNES
Easy to play and sing. Modern pop piano or guitar accompaniment. Something new for the sabbath service.
Includes Sim Shalom for Gates of Prayer Service IV, En Keloheinu, Hu Eloheinu and more.

 

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Solo Voice, Opt. 2-3 Voice Choir+Keyboard or Guitar

$22.95

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SAMEACH T’SAMACH
High-spirited, original SATB setting of one of the wedding blessings from the Sheva B’rachot.
The choir will enjoy its jazzy rhythms.

 

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SATB + Keyboard

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SEHT DIE LICHTER: A Sabbath Service—Halpern arr. Feinsinger
Peter Halpern’s wonderful melodies for the Friday evening service retain a traditional flavor. Service includes: Mah Tovu, L'Chah Dodi, Tov L'hodot, Adonai Malach, Ahavat Olam, Mi Chamochah, Yism'chu, V'Shamru 1 and 2, Shalom Rav, Sim Shalom, Yih'yu L'Ratson, Ein Keiloheinu, Seht die Lichter. The song Seht die Lichter's text was written by Hans Werner, a 14-year-old boy in Holland who perished in the Holocaust. Exquisite piano settings.

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Solo voice, Congregation+ Keyboard

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$22.95

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SHARM AL-SHEIKH ADON OLAM
Arrangement. Words of traditional closing hymn set to lyrical Israeli melody.

 

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Voice + Keyboard

$5.95

 

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SHEHECHEYANU—Machtenberg arr. Feinsinger
Congregations adore this! Machtenberg’s melody arranged for many combinations of voices and intruments.
Perfect for a simcha; the voice-flute version (premiered by Carol Wincenc) is particularly festive.

 

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Solo Voice + Keyboard

Two Solo Voices + Flute + Keyboard

Two Solo Voices+ SATB Choir + Keyboard

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Two Solo Voices + SATB Choir + Flute + Keyboard

$6.95

   

Solo voice + Flute+ Klezmer Clarinet [Bass + Drums] for the Chester River Chorale (Douglas D. Cox, Director), Annapolis, Maryland arranged by Vince Norman. Includes conductor score and parts.

[contact Vince Norman
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vince519@comcast.net)] for the Chester River Chorale

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SHEVA BʼRACHOT: SEVEN WEDDING BLESSINGS
Elegant arrangement of Lerner/Pearlman wedding service. Based on traditional wedding motifs.

 

 

Solo Voice (Optional Congregational responses) +Keyboard

$5.95

SHEVA BʼRACHOT: SEVEN WEDDING BLESSINGS
Highly singable folk-like setting for the wedding service. Equally effective for unaccompanied voice, or with guitar or keyboard accompaniment.

 

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Voice [low] lead-sheet
(optional guitar or keyboard)

 

Voice [high] lead-sheet
(optional guitar or keyboard)

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SHIRU LADONAI
Arrangement. Words of traditional closing hymn set to lyrical Israeli melody.

 

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Solo Voice
(Optional Congregational responses) +Keyboard

$5.95

 

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SIM SHALOM
Complete setting of Traditional and Reform texts for Cantor solo with Optional SAB Choir.
Prizewinner, inaugural Shalshelet Competition, 2004. Full piano accompaniment plus guitar chords.

 

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Medium Voice

High Voice

$7.95

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SING (UNTO THE LORD)!
Joyful, jazz-inspired setting of Psalm 147. In the same spirit as the prize-winning With Cymbals Praise.

 

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SATB Choir + Keyboard

$5.95

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SIX YIDDISH SONGS
Beautifully arranged traditional tunes, including Papir iz Dokh Vays, Hey Klezmorim, and Yankele.
Perfect for a Yiddish song group in a classical vocal concert.

 

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Voice + Keyboard

$22.95

SHIREI T’SHUVAH: Songs of Repentance (Book)
“A comprehensive High Holy Days resource for solo voice and accompaniment, with more than 300 pieces. A necessary source for all congregations, cantors, cantorial soloists, etc. Works arranged for solo voice from Jewish liturgical music's major composers.”  MANY MARY FEINSINGER ARRANGEMENTS.

 

Voice + Keyboard

$80.00

  AVAILABLE FROM Transcontinental Music, http://urjbooksandmusic.com
[See also SHIREI T’SHUVAH: Songs of Repentance 5-CD set]

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THREE CHORAL BIBLICAL SETTINGS
Original 2-part version of B’Tsiltseley Shamah (Psalm 150);  SSATTB setting of Hinach
Yafah (Song of Songs); TB setting of Eyshet Chayil-A Woman of Valor (Proverbs 31). Extraordinary.

 

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Two-Part + Keyboard;
SSATTB+ Keyboard; TB + Keyboard

$12.95

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THREE TRADITIONAL MELODIES
Arrangements of Im Eshkochech, Mi Van Siach, Boruch Habo.

 

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Voice + Keyboard

$7.95

TORAT ADONAI
Flowing, meditative setting piano/vocal  setting of Torah Service text: “The Torah of the Lord is perfect, reviving the soul…” In Hebrew.

 

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1 or 2 Voices + Keyboard

$5.95

TURN THE WORLD AROUND
Keyboard arrangement of the Caribbean-flavored Belafonte/Freedman tune for solo voice and/or choir: “We come from the fire..See we another clearly?”

 

Solo Voice and/or 2- or 3-voice choir + Keyboard

$5.95

TWO LADINO SONGS
Lyrical settings of  Los  Bilbilicos and L’Amor. Composed for leading interpreter of Sephardic song Cantor Richard Botton. Keyboard. Very effective on a concert program. In Ladino.

 

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Voice + Keyboard

$9.95

TWO VIRTUOSO DUETS
Settings of  L’Cha Dodi and  Yism’chu. All the coloratura challenge of works by Rossini or Donizetti, set to sparkling contemporary harmonies.  Written for Cantor Lori Corrsin. Fun for two skilled singers.

 

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Soprano-Mezzo+ Keyboard

$9.95

UVASHOFAR GADOL-K’VAKORAT
Dramatic  cantorial setting of High Holy Day text. Includes congregational refrain between verses.

 

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Low Voice+Keyboard

$6.95

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V’SHAMRU
From the Friday evening service. Andante misterioso setting for two low voices.

 

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Two-Part + Keyboard

$5.95

WITH CYMBALS PRAISE (B’TSILTSELEI SHAMAH)
"Succinct, cheerful, idiosyncratically jazzy setting of Psalm 150...useful to church (or synagogue) choirs in need of a brief choral prelude or postlude.” [Ft. Worth Star-Telegram]. Prize-winning composition. Choirs love to sing this. In both English and  Hebrew. [Yiddish version Loybt Got Mit Poyk Un Tants available also.]

 

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SATB Choir + Keyboard

$6.95

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Y’HI RATSON
Dramatic ending for Rosh Hashanah  afternoon service. May be used as instrumental postlude.

 

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Voice + Keyboard
(or Keyboard solo)

$5.95

YISMACH MOSHE
A welcome contribution to the almost non-existent repertoire for Alto/Tenor vocal duo. Text from the Sabbath service.

 

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Alto, Tenor + Keyboard

$5.95

YISM’CHU
SATB setting of Sabbath text bursts with joyful energy. Wonderfully singable vocal parts. Winner of ’08 Shalshelet Competition.

 

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SATB Choir + Keyboard + Flute

$5.95

 

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Y’VARECH’CHA
Peaceful, meditative choral setting of Yemenite melody. Winner, ’04 Shalshelet Competition.

 

SATB Choir + Keyboard

$5.95

ZACHRENU B’ZICHRON TOV-KI Z’CHOR
Cantorial setting plus refrain for Rosh Hashanah shofar service.

 

Voice + Keyboard

$5.95

ZION HAS HEARD AND IS GLAD — (Shamah VaTismach )
Joyous setting of Psalm text for 2 voices or SATB. Perfect for Hanukkah or ecumenical celebrations. In English and Hebrew.

 

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SATB + Keyboard

Voice + Keyboard

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