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Multicultural Excursions

Choral Music from the Jewish Traditions

Table of Contents

SA(T)B easy to medium
Composer Title Arranger Publisher
Braun, Yehezkel Psalm Verses (18 canons) IMI
Cook, A. I. Zol Shoyn Kumen Di Ge’uleh Jacobson, Joshua TR
Drechsler, Joseph Halleluyoh (SATB) BB
folk Around the Campfire (SAB) Jacobson, Joshua WMP
folk Niggun (two-part) Jacobson, Joshua WMP
folk Ozi Vezimrat Yah (SATB) Epstein, Eleanor HaZamir
folk Sa-enu (SATB) Davidson, Charles TR
folk Zol Zain Sholom (SAB) Jacobson, Joshua WMP
Hadar, J. Erev Shel Shoshanim (SATB) Klebanow, Jack WMP
Jagoda, Flory Ocho Kandelikas (SATB) Jacobson, Joshua HaZamir
Lewandowsky, Louis Enosh Kechotzir Yomov (SATB) BB
Parchi, Chaim Shemen Zakh (SATB) Jacobson, Joshua TR
Rossi, Salamone Barechu (SAB) BB
Starer, Robert Song of Praise (two-part) MMB
Steinberg, Ben Shalom Rav (SATB) TR
SATB medium to challenging
Composer Title Arranger Publisher
Admon, Yedidyah Saleynu Jacobson, Joshua TR
Avni, Tzvi Mizmorei Tehillim TR
Bernstein, Leonard Hashkivenu Boosey
Bernstein, Leonard Sanctus Boosey
Bloch, Ernest Yihyu Leratson (from “Sacred Service”) BB
Braun, Yehezkel Durme, durme Jacobson, Joshua HaZamir
Braun, Yehezkel Morenica Jacobson, Joshua HaZamir
Braun, Yehezkel Shir Hashirim, III TR
Burger, David Hatikvah HaNoshanah (Tikvateinu) HaZamir
Burger, David Tefillah Burger, David TR
Chen, Nira Dodi Li Jacobson, Joshua WMP
Einstein, Arik Ani Ve’Atah Jacobson, Joshua TR
Ellstein, Abraham Abi Gezint Jacobson, J. HaZamir
folk Adijo Kerida Jacobson, Joshua HaZamir
folk Cuando El Re Nimrod Lazar, Mati HaZamir
folk Sevivon Barnett, Steven TR
folk Yemey HaChanukah Barnett, Steven TR
folk Chanuka Candle Lighting Jacobson, Joshua HaZamir
Frimer, D. Al HaNissim Jacobson, Joshua TR
Fromm, Herbert Anim Zemirot (from “Six Short Hebrew Anthems”) TR
Fromm, Herbert Chanukah (from “Six Madrigals”) TR
Gelbart, Michael I Have a Little Dreydel Lazar, Mati HaZamir
Golub, Solomon Boruch Atoh Jacobson, Joshua TR
Isaacson, Michael Light the Legend TR
Jacobson, Joshua Chanukah Variations HaZamir
Jacobson, Joshua Mi Zeh Yemallel TR
Jacobson, Joshua Shavu’ot TR
Janowsky, Max Avinu Malkeynu FJM
Janowsky, Max Sim Shalom FJM
Lewandowski, Louis HaNeyros Halawlu HaZamir
Lewandowsky, Louis Halleluyoh BB
Lewandowsky, Louis Mah Tovu BB
Osborne, Charles Psalm 20 HaZamir
Parchi, Chaim Aley Neyri Jacobson, Joshua TR
Perlmutter, Arnold Lebn Zoll Columbus Rand, Cathy HaZamir
Pik, Tzvi She-hecheyanu Jacobson, Joshua HaZamir
Polansky, David Hanukah Tarantella HaZamir
Rosenberg, Martin Tsen Brider Jacobson, Joshua TR
Rosenblum, Ya’ir Shir LaShalom Jacobson, Joshua TR
Rossi, Salamone Adon Olam HaZamir
Rossi, Salamone Al Naharot Bavel BB
Rossi, Salamone Elohim Hashivenu HaZamir
Rossi, Salamone Halleluyah BB
Rossi, Salamone Shir Hama’alot (SAB) BB
Schubert, Franz Tov Lehodos BB
Selzer, Dov HaKotel (The Wall) Jacobson, Joshua TR
Shemer, Naomi Al Kol Eileh Jacobson, Joshua TR
Solomon, Robert Pit’chu Li Jacobson, Joshua HaZamir
Starer, Robert Mizmor LeDavid MMB
Starer, Robert Psalms of Woe and Joy TR
Sulzer, Salomon Halleluyoh HaZamir
Weill, Kurt Kiddush EA
Weiner, Lazar Ashrei Ho-Ish TR
Weisgall, Hugo Maoz Tsur/ Fortress Rock MER
Wilenski, Moshe Mul Har Sinai Jacobson, Joshua TR
Wilensky, Moshe Uri Tsiyon TR
Yampolsky, Leyb Dremlen Feygel Jacobson, Joshua TR
Zehavi, David Yesusum Parker, Alice TR
Treble voices
Composer Title Arranger Publisher
Davidson, Charles I Never Saw another Butterfly ASH
Rappaport, Moshe Yerushalayim Jacobson, Joshua HaZamir
Stern, Robert Adon Olam TR
Unison
Composer Title Arranger Publisher
folk Psalm 114 Jacobson, J. HaZamir
folk Yom Zeh LeYisrael/Yismach Mosheh Jacobson, Joshua HaZamir
folk Amen Shem Nora/Halleluyah Lazar, Mati HaZamir
SATB with orchestra
Composer Title Arranger Publisher
Ben-Haim, Paul Kabbalat Shabbat IMP
Bernstein, Leonard Chichester Psalms Boosey
folk Yom Zeh LeYisrael Jacobson, Joshua HaZamir
Grossi, Carlo Cantata Ebraica IMP
Milhaud, Darius Service Sacre TP
Osborne, Charles Sephardic Havdallah HaZamir
Saladin, Ludovico Canticum Hebraicum HaZamir
Solomon, Robert Mi-ma’amakim HaZamir
Starer, Robert Ariel HAL
Sulzer, Salomon Halleluyoh Jacobson, Joshua HaZamir

Publishers
ASH Ashbourne Music Publ. (425 Ashboure Road, Elkins Park, PA, 19117)
BB Broude Brothers (141 White Oaks Rd., Williamstown, MA 01267)
Boosey Boosey and Hawkes, 52 Cooper Square, NYC, NY 10010
EA European American (2480 Industrial Blvd., Paoli, PA 19301))
FJM Friends of Jewish Music (5555 S. Everett Ave.., Chicago, IL 60637)
GS G. Schirmer (225 Park Avenue South, NYC, NY 10003)
HAL Hal Leonard (7777 W. Bluemound Rd., Milwaukee, WI 53213)
HaZamir HaZamir Publications (35 Garland Rd., Newton, MA 02159)
IMI Israel Music Institute (POB 3004, Tel Aviv, Israel) (distributed by TP)
IMP Israeli Music Publishers (POB 7681, Tel Aviv, Israel) (distributed by TP)
MCA MCA Music (1755 Broadway, 8th floor, NYC, NY 10019)
MMB MMB Music (3526 Washington Ave., St. Louis, MO 63103-1019)
TP Theodore Presser (Presser Place, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010)
TR Transcontinental Music (838 Fifth Ave., NYC, NY 10021)
WMP World Music Press (POB 2565, Danbury, CT 06813)

Selected Articles on Jewish Choral Music by Joshua Jacobson

“A Guide to Choral Repertoire in Hebrew,” The Choral Journal, October, 1979.

“Some Preliminary Notes on a Study of the Jewish Choral Movement,” The Journal of Synagogue Music, December, 1986.

“The Choral Music of Salamone Rossi,” The American Choral Review, October, 1988.

“Choral Music for Chanukah,” The Choral Journal, September, 1990.

“East Meets West: The Eastern Mediterranean School of Choral Composition,” The Choral Journal, May, 1993.

“Music in the Holocaust,” The Choral Journal, December, 1995.

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