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LESHANA HABA’AH BEYERUSHALAYIM
SSA a cappella and two soloists, with hand percussion
Commissioned by the ACDA consortium for women’s choirs, this settingjuxtaposes a lament for Jerusalem with a chant of dynamic hope.  Aninvigorating and enjoyable sing.


WANA BARAKA
SSATBB, SSA, and TTTBBB a cappella (sbmp.com)
A lively setting of a tuneful Kenyan traditional song.  A favorite of singers
and audiences everywhere.  Polyrhythms, ostinatos, descants, and antiphonaltextures create a rich choral tapestry and a powerful mood of joy.  Sung in Swahili, with a text that constantly repeats and is easy to learn.

 


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