Paths of Stone and Water

Composer
Osnat Netzer
Composer Nationality
Israeli
Composer Date of Birth
1979
Text
Yehuda Amichai; Elana M. Messer; Joseph G. Rosenstein
Year Composed
2008
Pages
25
Minutes
11:00
Difficulty
4 (Auditioned chorus)
Language
Hebrew
Voicing
6 part mixed chorus
Divisi
No
Solos
Yes (SAB)
Sacred or Secular
Sacred
Mood
Rhythmic, with steady energy; Inspiring; Joyful
Description

Paths of Stone and Water was commissioned by Musica Sacra. It was composed in Cambridge, Massachusetts and completed in December of 2008. The first movement is a setting of a poem by Yehuda Amichai. The text of the second movement is a psalm cento created for this work by Elana M. Messer. The text of the third movement is a modern adaptation of a traditional prayer for rain written by Joseph G. Rosenstein.

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Audio Credit
Musica Sacra
Group
Triad
Performances
Triad: 2018 June 3 & 17 (Past Is Prologue)