Fortress Rock (Ma'oz Tsur), Weisgall

Fortress Rock (Ma'oz Tsur), Weisgall


Arranger: Hugo Weisgall (based on an old Italian Ashkenazi melody)

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Voicing: SATB

Language: English or Hebrew

Difficulty: moderately challenging

Country: America, Italy

Solos: none

Instruments: none

Lyrics: liturgy

Year arranged/Published: 1957

Timing: 1:05

Tempo: moderate

First Line: Fortress Rock of our salvation

description: Weisgall’s setting (one of a group of “Three Hebraic Folksongs”) is based on an old Italian Jewish melody. Weisgall’s style is lean, terse, and elegant.

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