Articles Tagged with North Shore Synagogue

Friday Evening Service, op. 129

in Hebrew & English (45′), 1996, for Cantor, SATB, Children’s Choir,

Organ/Piano +obbligato Flute, Clarinet, Harp, Cello, Violin (in #12)

commissioned by North Shore Synagogue,

dedicated to Rabbi Daniel Fogel, premiered there 4/11/97 (45′)

1. Prelude

2. A New Song (Shir Chadash)(Heb. & Eng.)

3. Reader’s Kaddish (Heb.)

4. Barchu (Heb.)

5. Shma (Heb.)

6. Mi Chamocha (Heb.)

7. Hashkivenu (Heb./Eng.)

8. V’Shamru (Heb.)

9. Avot V’Emaot (Heb. [arr.])

10. Yis’mchu (Heb.) [op. 53 #1]

11. Zog nit keynmol (Yiddish & Eng.[arr.])

12. Shalom Rav (Heb.)[w/Vn obblig.]

13. Meditation

14. May the Words (Eng.) [op. 52A]

15. Adoration (Eng.) [op. 53#2]

16. Kaddish Underscore [op. 63]

17. Lo Yisa Goi (Heb.[arr.])

18. Postlude

Mi Shebeirach, op. 129A

written as part of Friday Evening Service, 4/11/97

but not performed with it;

premiere 7/3/97 by Faith Steinsnyder, David Perper & composer

ACC-GTM Convention, Huntington Hilton Hotel;

also sung by them 8/16/09, 8/20/09, 8/8/10, 1/23/11;

solo version premiered by Janis Sabatino Hills & composer,

Malverne Community Presbyterian Church (LICA) 10/19/97;

choral version premiere by North Shore Synagogue Choir & composer

at Malverne Community Presbyterian Church (LICA) 11/15/98

Suite(s) for Cello & Piano, op. 133

suite of 12 pieces in memory of Benar & Olga Heifetz (1997)

#1-6 and 7-12 may be performed as┬áSuites #1 (16’45”) & 2 (16’30”)

1. A Light in the Darkness (2’15”)

2. The Shepherd (3’30”)

3. Thanatos (2’00”)

4. Eros (3’00”)

5. The Definition (2’00”)

6. The Moon (4’00”)

7. The Painted Veil (5’00”)

8. Night (1’00”)

9. Thinking of You (2’30”)

10. Don’t Ask (3’00”)

11. One Day (3’00”)

12. A Blessing (2’00”)

#1 performed at North Shore Synagogue, Syosset NY 4/11/97

and at subsequent Yom Kippur services, 1997-2000;

#1, 3 & 6 performed 8/20/99 Bryant Library (LICA)