Note: The price allows you to make up to 60 copies. Additional purchases are needed for larger ensembles. Versions for other voicings are a possibility– email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Adio, Kerida ($15)
Unaccompanied SSAA arrangement of the popular Sephardic melody that was most likely inspired by a Verdi aria.
Adonai S’fatai ($10)
A Hebrew call to prayer in three-part canon. SSA a cappella, but adaptable to any voicing.
Recording of SSATB version:
Ancient Miracles ($15)
Two new settings of traditional Hanukkah texts: Hanerot Halalu, a three-part canon, and Mi Y’malel, an energetic Klezmer-inspired piece for SSA, piano, and optional violin.
Recording of SATB version:
Esta Noche de Purim ($15)
Arrangement of an upbeat Moroccan Sephardic copla about celebrating Purim, a Jewish holiday that usually falls in March. SSA a cappella with occasional divisi, moderate difficulty. Has detailed performance notes, with links to source recordings and a Judeo-Spanish pronunciation guide.
Lyrical setting of Psalm 19:1-5, “The heavens declare the glory of God,” for SA and piano. Accessible to young singers.
Las Kazas de la Boda ($15)
Arrangement of a Bulgarian Sephardic wedding song in 2+2+2+3. SSAA with pitched and unpitched instruments, suggestions included in the performance notes, moderate to moderately advanced. Has detailed performance notes, with links to source recordings and a Judeo-Spanish pronunciation guide.
Lavaba la Blanka Ninya ($15)
Arrangement of a haunting Greek Sephardic ballad about a woman who does not initially recognize her husband returning from war. SSA a cappella with div., melismatic, in a mode with one microtone. Advanced. Has detailed performance notes, with links to source recordings and a Judeo-Spanish pronunciation guide.
Little Wonders ($15)
A whimsical but mysterious setting of a firefly poem by Danielle Coles. SA, piano, and cello.
SA, piano, and double bass version
Looking for a Sunset Bird in Winter ($15)
In this Robert Frost setting for SA choir, piano, and violin, a modal melody expresses the presence of beauty in a seemingly desolate environment. Premiered by an intermediate-level elementary/middle school choir, it is accessible to ensembles strengthening their part-singing skills.
Mi Chamocha: SA Setting ($15)
“Who is like You, O God?” This rhythmic setting for SA and piano is accessible to young singers.
Y’hi Ch’vod ($15)
“May the Glory of God endure forever.” This joyous piece for SA and piano is accessible to young singers.