Instrumentation: choir (SATB) and piano
Composer: Zelig Barditshever
Duration: 5 minutes
World Premiere: April 25, 2007. NEC Chamber Singers. Boston, MA
Live performance by NEC Chamber Singers, April 25, 2007.
This is an arrangement of a Yiddish folk song composed by Zelig Barditshever shortly after the Nazis came to power in Germany in the 1930s. It was written for a concert commemorating Yom Ha’Shoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) organized by composer Osnat Netzer at New England Conservatory in 2007.