Amichai Songs (chamber version)


Print Edition Price: 

$69 two scores + set of 7 parts for performance; $28 score only;

Year Authored (or revised): 


Instrumentation : 

baritone voice with fl (dbl. a fl), cl (dbl b cl), hn, pno, vn, va, vc

Duration (min): 



Now, when the waters are pressing mightily
In a man's life
The House of Lovers

Text Source/Author: 

Yehuda Amichai, translated by Leon Wieseltier


Bridge 9240

First Performance: 

William Sharp, Christopher Kendall, 21st Century Consort, Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2006

Commissioned by the Fromm Foundation at Harvard for William Sharp and the 21st Century Consort.

Ensemble Type: 

solo voice(s)+large ensemble or orchestra
mixed instrumental ens 6 to 15 players

Amichai Songs: I. Now, When the Waters Are Pressing Mightily

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