Leshana Haba’a BiYerushalayim
“Next Year in Jerusalem!”
• Hebrew Folk Song
• arranged for two soloists and SSA choir
• for intermediate to advanced choirs
This folk song arrangement expresses the Jewish diaspora’s community’s hope for reunion “next year in Jerusalem.” It is comprised of two distinct sections: a newly-composed, sorrowful theme, expressive of unrequited longing, and the traditional folk song itself, lively with excitement and hope.
This piece was commissioned by the 2011 ACDA Women’s Choir R & S Commissioning Consortium, Iris S. Levine, National Choir and is arranged for two soloists and a soprano and alto voice choir.