Below are Sarah Riskind’s choral compositions for tenor/bass voices. Some have been arranged for multiple voicings already, but other arrangements can be completed by request.

The price for pieces sold here allows you to make up to 60 copies. Additional purchases are needed for larger ensembles. If questions, email sarah.riskind@gmail.com.

Hanerot Halalu ($30)
Hanerot Halalu ($30)

This prayerful Hanukkah canon is in the Ahavah Rabbah mode, which includes the same pitches from harmonic minor with the fifth as the tonic. Included in this 2022 edition are an assortment of new formats and arrangements: the canon in two different keys with chord symbols, Solfège teaching materials, and arrangements for SSA, TBB, and SAB that incorporate an optional improvisation section.

Oseh Shalom: TBB ($30)

A Jewish prayer for peace in a tango style, accessible for school, church, and synagogue choirs. TBB, piano, and violin.

Ancient Miracles ($30)

Two original settings of traditional Hanukkah texts: Hanerot Halalu, a three-part canon, and Mi Y’malel, an energetic Klezmer-inspired piece for TBB, piano, and optional violin.

Psalm of the Sky: TBB

Purchase at Swirly Music

A setting of Rabbi Rachel Barenblat’s modern reimagination of Psalm 23, commissioned in 2019 as part of CCM’s Creative Commissions Project, sponsored by the Harmony Fund. For TBB voices, piano, and violin.