Half Kaddish, Jack Gottlieb

Half Kaddish, Jack Gottlieb


Composed By: Jack Gottlieb

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Voicing: SATB



Language: Aramaic

Difficulty: moderately difficult

Country: America

Solos: none

Instruments: piano or brass quintet

Lyrics: liturgy

Publisher: Transcontinental Music

Year Composed/Published: 1979

Timing: 2:45

Tempo: fast

First Line: Yitgadal veyitkadash shemeh rabba

description: An energetic setting of the Jewish doxology by Leonard Bernstein’s musical assistant. The driving Bernsteinian rhythms give this composition an exciting edge. The modes are somewhat challenging, as is the rapid articulation of the text. The neo-baroque piano part requires nimble fingers.

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