One of my earliest memories is hearing our next-door neighbor practicing the piano (we kept the windows open in the summertime in the pre-air-conditioned South), and running over there to sit on the edge of her living room sofa and listen. I must have been about 2 or 3 years old.
Akhat Sha’alti (One thing I ask)
Here are my program notes for Akhat Sha’alti (One Thing I Ask). (Posted the Youtube link to the premiere performance in last post, below, about the month of Elul.) Akhat sha’alti (One thing I ask) For SATB Chorus and Percussion Ensemble (ossia SATB a capella) Commissioned by the Nancy A. Smith Distinguished Visitor Series Coastal […]
Elul, a Season of Return
I just uploaded 3 videos of my 3-movement choral piece, Akhat Sha’alti (One Thing I Ask), which sets Psalm 27, vs. 4: “One thing I ask, this I request: that I shall dwell in the House of the Holy One all the days of my life. ” We recite Psalm 27 daily during the Hebrew […]