3 Yiddish songs for mezzo and baroque ensemble
The first performance of Three Sephardic Songs was given by Ana Good (mezzo) with Rare Byrds at a central Dunedin music venue called Dog with Two Tails in 2016.
About the work
The songs are:
- Schluf mein Tochter — a lullaby
- Leg ich mir mein Kapele — what happens when I lay my head beside that of first my mother, then my mother-in-law, and finally my husband, and
- Zum, zum — a nonsense song.
The work is scored for: 2 recorder players — playing descant, alto, tenor and bass — guitar, spinet, violin, bass viol.
The instrumentation is not set — you can substitute appropriate instruments.
Contact me to see the score.