Choral Music for Chanukah

See the article:

Jacobson, Joshua. "Choral Music for Chanukah," The Choral Journal, September, 1990. (download)

 

Compositions mentioned in the article

 

Title                                          Composer                   Publisher                  Forces

Al HaNissim

Dov Frimer

Transcontinental

satb, piano

Aley Neyri

Chaim Parchi

Transcontinental

satb, barit. solo

Arise and Be Free

  1. Sevivon

  2. Yemey Chanukah

  3. Mi Yemalel

  4. Mi Zeh Hidlik

Steve Barnett

Transcontinental

 

satb div

satb div

satb div

satb div

Chanukah Variations

Joshua Jacobson

Transcontinental

satb, div

Della Vita/Maoz Tsur

Benedetto Marcello

Transcontinental

s, continuo

Fortress, Rock

Hugo Weisgall

Merion (T. Presser)

satb

Haneyros Halawlu

Louis Lewandowski

Transcontinental

satb, organ

Hanukah Madrigal

Herbert Fromm

Transcontinental

satb, sop solo

Hebrew Songs

Max Bruch

Kalmus

satb, orchestra

I Have a Little Dreydel

Michael Gelbart

Transcontinental

satb, piano, tenor solo

from Judas Maccabaeus:

  See the Conquering Hero

  Hallelujah, Amen

Handel

Kalmus

 

satb, sa soli, piano

satb, piano

Light the Legend

Michael Isaacson

Transcontinental

satb, piano

Maoz Tsur

Italian chant

Transcontinental

unison

Maoz Tsur

traditional/Binder

Transcontinental

satb

Mi Zeh Yemallel

Joshua Jacobson

Transcontinental

satb div, barit. solo, tambourine and clay drum

 

Edwin F. Kalmus & Co, P.O. Box 5011, Boca Raton, FL, 33431

Merion Music, Theodore Presser, Presser Place, Bryn Mawr, PA

Transcontinental Music Publications,  633 Third Ave, New York NY 10017

Ludwig Music, 557 East 140th Street, Cleveland, OH 44110

 

In addition to the music mentioned in the article:

  • Adler, Samuel. Praise Thy Saving Power (TTBB). Ludwig Music L-5220.

  • Adler, Samuel. The Flames of Freedom (SSA). Ludwig Music L-8111.

  • Chaim Parchi, Shemen Zach. Transcontinental Publications.

  • Solomon Golub, Boruch Atoh (SATB). Transcontinental Publications.

  • Jacobson, Joshua (arranger). Candle Blessings for Chanukah (traditional Eastern European Melody) (SATB). Transcontinental Music Publications

  • Jagoda, Flory and Joshua Jacobson (arranger). Ocho Kandelikas (Hanukah song from Sarajevo in the Ladino language) (SATB or SA, guitar or piano, percussion). Transcontinental Music Publications.

  • Polansky, David. Hannukah Tarantella.  (SATB or SA) Transcontinental Music Publications.

  • Lehrer, Tom (arranged by Joshua Jacobson). Hanukah in Santa Monica. (SATB or TTBB with piano and optional clarinet and drum kit). Transcontinental Music Publications.

 

A recording of Chanukah choral music, entitled LIGHTS, is also available in CD or cassette format. Other Chanukah music can be found on the recordings Zamir 25 and Seasons of Our Joy. All are available from the Zamir Chorale of Boston (www.zamir.org).