Choir directors will no longer bemoan the lack of meaningful Chanukah material when they take notice of this piece. The sheer beauty of this absolutely gorgeous, uplifting piece alone makes it destined to take its place among, and forever alter, the canon of Chanukah songs - and beyond. Original English lyrics serve as bookends to the Ma'oz Tzur prayer and lend the piece to a universally applicable theme of hope, unity, and freedom.
A new edition of what is arguably this contemporary Israeli composerís most popular choral work. We have provided a keyboard reduction to aid in rehearsals. There is also a singable English paraphrase which will be useful to choirs which are less experienced in Hebrew.
A new edition of this piece (formerly released under Transcontinental number 993228), created using additional text recently discovered by the arranger. The melody is a traditional Sephardi tune; the Hebrew text comes from Psalm 118; the French text is by the poet David Levi Alvares. In French and Hebrew.
For SATB with rehearsal keyboard