Eric Whitacre (*1970): Five Hebrew Love Songs Text: Hila Plitmann Junges Vokalensemble Hannover (Germany), conductor: Klaus-Juergen Etzold Hartwig Meynecke violin Katharina Sahlfeld soprano Michael Immer tambourine Alexander Schories piano
This video was made during the CD production and as promotion for the new Eric Whitacre CD “hope, faith, life, love Choral Music by Eric Whitacre” with Junges Vokalensemble Hannover, conductor: Klaus-Juergen Etzold (Rondeau Production ROP6064, in cooperation with Deutschlandradio Kultur). Date of recording: 30.6.2012, Pauluskirche Hannover (Germany)
The CD will be available commercially from 22.10.2012. From January 2013 also on iTunes.
V. Rakút (Tenderness) Hu hayá malé rakút; Hi haytá kashá. Vechól káma shenistá lehishaér kach, Pashút, uvlí sibá tová, Lakách otá el toch atzmó, Veheníach Bamakóm hachí rach.
I. A Picture A picture is engraved in my heart; Moving between light and darkness: A sort of silence envelopes your body, And your hair falls upon your face just so.
II. Light bride Light bride she is all mine, la la la la la la la la. And lightly she will kiss me! La la la la la la la la.
III. Mostly “Mostly,” said the roof to the sky, “the distance between you and me is endlessness; But a while ago two came up here, and only one centimeter was left between us.”
IV. What snow! What snow! Like little dreams Falling from the sky.
V. Tenderness He was full of tenderness; She was very hard. And as much as she tried to stay thus, Simply, and with no good reason, He took her into himself, And set her down in the softest, softest place.