Ya rab al salaam, Shalom aleichem (satb choir with solo voice(s))
by Paul Stanhope (2011)
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This choral piece is based on two traditional peace songs: 'Ya rab al salaam' - a traditional Palestinian song and 'Shalom Aleichem' a traditional Hebrew song about the angels of peace. Both traditional songs are introduced separately and then sung simultaneously. The exchange of songs between 'Arabic' singer and 'Hebrew' singer is an intended symbol of reconciliation.
Instrumentation: SATB Choir with soprano and tenor soloists.
Duration: 5 min.
First performance: by Sydney Chamber Choir — 18 Apr 11. Great Hall, Sydney University
- Has as subject/About: Anti-War
Performances of this work
18 Apr 11: Great Hall, Sydney University. Featuring Sydney Chamber Choir.
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