Psalm 11 : SSAATTBB choir
by Clare Maclean (2019)
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This setting of Psalm 11 draws from two Yemenite Jewish melodies which are adapted and fragmented. One is for Psalm 11 and the other is for the Jewish liturgical poem, "Kirya Yefefiya", which expresses a longing in exile for Jerusalem.
Instrumentation: SSATTBB Choir.
Duration: 6 min.
Difficulty: Advanced — Chromatic harmonies.
Commission note: Commissioned by Adelaide Festival.. Commissioned by the Adelaide Festival of Arts with the generous support of the Adelaide Festival Commissioning Circle.
The composer notes the following styles, genres, influences, etc in relation to this work:
Yemenite Jewish chant.
Psalm 11 from 'The Book of Psalms', translated by Robert Alter. Copyright © 2007 by Robert Alter. Used by Permission of Georges Borchardt, Inc., on behalf of the translator. All rights reserved.
Resonate article: ISCM World New Music Days 2021 in China - Australian works submitted by Australian Music Centre
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