JAMD Chamber Choir Tour in Hungary

JAMD Chamber Choir Tour in Hungary
Monday, 1 September 2014, 22:00
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Budapest, Hungary
Participants: 

Conductor: Stanley Sperber
Coordinator: Nir Cohen
Jamd Chamber Choir

Program: 

The tour includes a concert in the Jewish Summer Festival in Budapest, in the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest ,as well as in several churches (such as the the Faith Church, in the city of Debrecen).

Prior to the tour, the JAMD Chamber Choir held a Benefit concert at the Navon Hall.

The repertoire includes the following pieces:

1.       African -American Spiritual

Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho/ (arr. Moses Hogan)

 

2.       African-American Spiritual
Great Gettin' Up Morning/ (arr. David Giardiniere)
 
3.       African-American Spiritual
My Lord What a Morning/ (arr. H. T. Burleigh)
 
4.       Andre Hajdu (b. 1932)
She'elot Habanim (The Questions of the Sons)/ Haggadah
 
5.       Andre Hajdu (b. 1932)
Arba Midot (Four Qualities)/ Mishnah
 
6.       Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
Hymn to St. Cecilia/ W. H. Auden
 
7.       Ben Zion Shenker (b. 1925)
Eshet Chayil/ Book of Proverbs 31:10-31 (arr. Stanley Sperber)
 
8.      David Zehavi (1910-1977)
Halicha LeKesariya (A Walk to Caesarea)/ Hannah Szenes (arr. Shai Sobol)
 
9.       Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Ave Maria/ Traditional Catholic prayer
 
10.   Henry Purcell (1659 – 1695)
Hear My Prayer/ Psalm 102: 2
 
11.    Hungarian Folksong
Esti Dal/ (arr. Zoltán Kodály)
 
12.    Rabbi Yitzchak Isaac Taub (1744-1828)
Szól a Kakas Már/ (arr. Tami Kleinhaus)
 
13.    Rabbi Yitzchak Isaac Taub (1744-1828)
Royz Royz/ (arr. Yehezkel Braun)
 
14.    Kurt Weill (1900-1950)
Kiddush/ Jewish Prayer Book
 
15.    Mordechai Zeira (1905-1968)
Shirat Hechalil (The Song of the Flute)/ Yitzhak Shenhar (arr. Michael Wolpe)
 
16.    Naomi Shemer (1930-2004)
Yerushalayim Shel Zahav (Jerusalem of Gold)/ Naomi Shemer (arr. Gil Aldema)
 
17.    Oeden Partos (1907 – 1977)  
Hamavdil /from the prayer (Saturday night piyut) based on traditional Sephardic tunes
 
18.   Salamone de Rossi (ca. 1570 – 1630)
Od'cha / Psalm 118: 21-24
 
19.    Traditional Jewish Shabbat Hymn
Shalom Aleichem/(arr. Gil Aldema)
 
20.   William Byrd (c.1540 or 1543 – 4 July 1623)
Sing Joyfully/ Psalm 81: 2-5
 
21.    Yehezkel Braun (1922-2014)
Hem Amru (They Said)/ from The Sayings of the Jewish Fathers
 
22.   Yohanan Zarai
Tsrif Yashan (An Old Hut)/ Haim Hefer (arr. Netta Shahar)
 
23.   Yohanan Zarai
Vayiven Uziyahu (Uzziah Built)/ Chronicles II, 26: 9-10 (arr. Menachem Wiesenberg)
 
24.   Yoni Rechter (b. 1951)
Atur Mitzchech (Your Crowned Brow)/ Avraham Halfi (arr. Tami Kleinhaus)
 
25.   Zoltán Kodály (1882-1967)
Baruch Shem K'vod/ Jewish Prayer Book

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