Simon Sargon :: Jewish-Themed Works :: Chorus with keyboard
At Grandmother's Knee (1977, rev. 1980)
SATB/keyboard. Settings of five Yiddish folk songs capturing the sorrow, joy and richness of now-vanished Eastern European Jewry. Other versions available.

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Break Forth, Sing Praise (1994)
SATB/keyboard. Setting of miscellaneous Psalm texts. An upbeat and joyous anthem in English.


Gad Hagibor (Gad, the Hero) (1973, rev. 1996)
SATB/keyboard. Six settings of poems for children by the Israeli poet, H. N. Bialik. Originally written for solo voice while the composer was living in Israel and later revised for chorus. The child-like charm of the words captivated the composer and although the cycle is meant to be sung by adults, it will appeal to audiences of all ages.

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Psalm 1 (Blessed Are the Ones) (1996)
SATB/piano. "The beauty of this setting of Psalm 1ís English translation wonít surprise anyone familiar with Sargonís gift for flowing textures and dynamic development. This piece feels at home in a service of any faith."


Psalm 115 (Not to Us, Oh Lord) (1998)
SATB/keyboard. A driving and energetic setting of the Psalm text in which the repeated rhythmic patterns build to an exciting climax.

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Psalm 118 (The Lord Is My Strength)
SATB/keyboard. "Another piece from Transcontinental Music's 2008 Composer of the Year, this beautiful setting of Psalm 118 is a wonderful component to any worship service Ė Jewish or otherwise. This piece conveys feelings of purity and comfort."


Psalm 121 (I Lift Up My Eyes) (1974, rev. 1983)
SATB/keyboard. The gentle, rocking feeling of the melody creates a mood of serenity and quiet confidence.

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Psalm 122 (Sha-alu Shalom) ("Oh Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem") (1995)
SATB/keyboard. A joyful prayer for the peace of the city of Jerusalem. Particularly suited for Yom Yerushalyim ("The Day of Jerusalem"). It is equally appropriate for Yom Ha'atzmaut (Israel Independence Day), or any program celebrating the land of Israel. Also available in medium voice solo/keyboard.

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Psalm 135 (Praise God, Ye Servants) (1996)
SATB/organ. A festive anthem. The buoyant rhythms of the chorus are counterpointed against the brass stops of the organ, conveying a sense of joyful praise on a special occasion. Set originally in Hebrew, but versions in both Hebrew and English are available.

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Psalm 150 (Praise Ye the Lord) (1978)
SATB/keyboard. The text of this Psalm was versified by Penina Moise, a well-known 19th century Jewish poet from Charleston, SC. A challenging, mixed meter work full of energy. An excellent closer in a choral concert.


 
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