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Milken Archive - Gottlieb: Love Songs For Sabbath, Etc


Release Date: 10/19/2004 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8559433   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Jack GottliebIsrael Goldfarb
Performer:  Kirsten ChavezMargery DoddsRachel GottliebTovah Feldshuh,   ... 
Conductor:  Timothy KochKenneth DavisStephen Sturk
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Carolina Chamber ChoraleTexas Tech University ChoirNew York Motet Choir,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

World-premiere recording of Award-winning composer Jack Gottlieb's Love Songs for Sabbath, a deeply personal and artistic setting of Sabbath liturgy, combining the spoken word with music, performed by celebrated actress Tovah Feldshuh, who is also the featured speaker for the Three Candle Blessings welcoming the Sabbath. Jack Gottlieb's mastery of classical and popular idioms is delightfully apparent in Psalmistry and Shout for Joy—lively, jazz-influenced choral works that celebrate life.

Click here to view all available releases in the Milken Archive Series at ArkivMusic.
World-premiere recording of Award-winning composer Jack Gottlieb's Love Songs for Sabbath, a deeply personal and artistic setting of Sabbath liturgy, combining the spoken word with music, performed by celebrated actress Tovah Feldshuh, who is also the featured speaker for the Three Candle Blessings welcoming the Sabbath. Jack Gottlieb's mastery of classical and popular idioms is delightfully apparent in Psalmistry and Shout for Joy—lively, jazz-influenced choral works that celebrate life.

Click here to view all available releases in the Milken Archive Series at ArkivMusic.
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Works on This Recording

1.
Candle Blessings (3) by Jack Gottlieb
Performer:  Kirsten Chavez (Mezzo Soprano), Margery Dodds (Organ), Rachel Gottlieb (Soprano),
Tovah Feldshuh (Spoken Vocals)
Conductor:  Timothy Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Carolina Chamber Chorale
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1972; USA 
Length: 6 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Notes: Clinton Recording Studios, New York City (05/2002)
This selection is sung in English and Hebrew. 
2.
Love Songs for Sabbath: Organ Prelude by Jack Gottlieb
Performer:  Lisa Rogers (Percussion), Karl Dent (Tenor), Sarah Graves (Organ),
Tovah Feldshuh (Spoken Vocals)
Conductor:  Kenneth Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Texas Tech University Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; USA 
Length: 1 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Notes: Composer: Jack Gottlieb.
Version: 1966
Clinton Recording Studios, New York City (05/2002)
This selection is sung in English and Hebrew. 
3.
Love Songs for Sabbath: L'kha dodi by Jack Gottlieb
Performer:  Tovah Feldshuh (Spoken Vocals), Lisa Rogers (Percussion), Karl Dent (Tenor),
Sarah Graves (Organ), Tovah Feldshuh (Speaker)
Conductor:  Kenneth Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Texas Tech University Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; USA 
Length: 6 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Notes: Composer: Jack Gottlieb.
Version: 1966
Clinton Recording Studios, New York City (05/2002)
This selection is sung in English and Hebrew. 
4.
Love Songs for Sabbath: Bar'khu by Jack Gottlieb
Performer:  Tovah Feldshuh (Spoken Vocals), Tovah Feldshuh (Speaker), Sarah Graves (Organ),
Karl Dent (Tenor), Lisa Rogers (Percussion)
Conductor:  Kenneth Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Texas Tech University Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: Composer: Jack Gottlieb.
Version: 1966
Clinton Recording Studios, New York City (05/2002)
This selection is sung in English and Hebrew. 
5.
Love Songs for Sabbath: Sh'ma yisra'el by Jack Gottlieb
Performer:  Tovah Feldshuh (Spoken Vocals), Tovah Feldshuh (Speaker), Sarah Graves (Organ),
Karl Dent (Tenor), Lisa Rogers (Percussion)
Conductor:  Kenneth Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Texas Tech University Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; USA 
Length: 1 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Notes: Composer: Jack Gottlieb.
Version: 1966
Clinton Recording Studios, New York City (05/2002)
This selection is sung in English and Hebrew. 
6.
Love Songs for Sabbath: Organ Interlude "V'ahavta" by Jack Gottlieb
Performer:  Karl Dent (Tenor), Tovah Feldshuh (Spoken Vocals), Sarah Graves (Organ),
Lisa Rogers (Percussion)
Conductor:  Kenneth Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Texas Tech University Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Notes: Composer: Jack Gottlieb.
Version: 1966
Clinton Recording Studios, New York City (05/2002)
This selection is sung in English and Hebrew. 
7.
Love Songs for Sabbath: Mi khamokha by Jack Gottlieb
Performer:  Tovah Feldshuh (Spoken Vocals), Tovah Feldshuh (Speaker), Sarah Graves (Organ),
Karl Dent (Tenor), Lisa Rogers (Percussion)
Conductor:  Kenneth Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Texas Tech University Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: Composer: Jack Gottlieb.
Version: 1966
Clinton Recording Studios, New York City (05/2002)
This selection is sung in English and Hebrew. 
8.
Love Songs for Sabbath: Adon olam by Jack Gottlieb
Performer:  Tovah Feldshuh (Spoken Vocals), Tovah Feldshuh (Speaker), Sarah Graves (Organ),
Karl Dent (Tenor), Lisa Rogers (Percussion)
Conductor:  Kenneth Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Texas Tech University Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Notes: Composer: Jack Gottlieb.
Version: 1966
Clinton Recording Studios, New York City (05/2002)
This selection is sung in English and Hebrew. 
9.
Love Songs for Sabbath: Organ Postlude "Y'varekh'kha" by Jack Gottlieb
Performer:  Karl Dent (Tenor), Tovah Feldshuh (Spoken Vocals), Sarah Graves (Organ),
Lisa Rogers (Percussion)
Conductor:  Kenneth Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Texas Tech University Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; USA 
Length: 1 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Notes: Composer: Jack Gottlieb.
Version: 1966
Clinton Recording Studios, New York City (05/2002)
This selection is sung in English and Hebrew. 
10.
Set me as a seal by Jack Gottlieb
Performer:  John Haspel Gilbert (Violin), Clinton Barrick (Piano)
Conductor:  Kenneth Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Texas Tech University Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 10/1999 
Venue:  First United Methodist Church, Lubbock, 
Length: 3 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Composition written: USA (1976).
Composition revised: USA (1991). 
11.
Shout for joy by Jack Gottlieb
Performer:  Harry Huff (Organ)
Conductor:  Stephen Sturk
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Motet Choir,  Metropolitan Brass Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1967; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/1990 
Venue:  Union Theological Seminary, New York, NY 
Length: 12 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: English 
12.
Shalom Aleichem by Israel Goldfarb
Performer:  Cheryl Bensman Rowe (Soprano), Neil Farrell (Tenor)
Conductor:  Stephen Sturk
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Motet Choir,  Metropolitan Brass Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 10/1990 
Venue:  Union Theological Seminary, New York, NY 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jack Gottlieb.
This selection is sung in English and Hebrew. 
13.
Love Songs for Sabbath: Mourner's Kaddish by Jack Gottlieb
Performer:  Karl Dent (Tenor), Sarah Graves (Organ), Tovah Feldshuh (Spoken Vocals),
Lisa Rogers (Percussion)
Conductor:  Kenneth Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Texas Tech University Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Notes: Composer: Jack Gottlieb.
Version: 1966
Clinton Recording Studios, New York City (05/2002)
This selection is sung in English and Hebrew. 
14.
Psalmistry I, Praises: Praise the Lord, praise God in His sanctuary by Jack Gottlieb
Conductor:  Timothy Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Southern Mississippi University Chorus,  Southern Mississippi University Jazz Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1999; USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1999 
Venue:  1st Presbyterian Church, Hattiesburg, MS 
Length: 1 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: English 
15.
Psalmistry I, Praises: Sing unto the Lord by Jack Gottlieb
Conductor:  Timothy Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Southern Mississippi University Chorus,  Southern Mississippi University Jazz Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1999; USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1999 
Venue:  1st Presbyterian Church, Hattiesburg, MS 
Length: 1 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: English 
16.
Psalmistry I, Praises: How wonderful it is by Jack Gottlieb
Conductor:  Timothy Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Southern Mississippi University Chorus,  Southern Mississippi University Jazz Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1999; USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1999 
Venue:  1st Presbyterian Church, Hattiesburg, MS 
Length: 1 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: English 
17.
Psalmistry II, Mysteries: Hallelujah, Praise the Lord , my soul by Jack Gottlieb
Conductor:  Timothy Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Southern Mississippi University Chorus,  Southern Mississippi University Jazz Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1999; USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1999 
Venue:  1st Presbyterian Church, Hattiesburg, MS 
Length: 1 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: English 
18.
Psalmistry II, Mysteries: The Lord is my shepherd by Jack Gottlieb
Conductor:  Timothy Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Southern Mississippi University Chorus,  Southern Mississippi University Jazz Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1999; USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1999 
Venue:  1st Presbyterian Church, Hattiesburg, MS 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: English 
19.
Psalmistry III, Jubilations: Sing for joy to the Lord by Jack Gottlieb
Conductor:  Timothy Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Southern Mississippi University Chorus,  Southern Mississippi University Jazz Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1999; USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1999 
Venue:  1st Presbyterian Church, Hattiesburg, MS 
Length: 1 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: English 
20.
Psalmistry III, Jubilations: Praise the Lord, you servants of the Lord by Jack Gottlieb
Conductor:  Timothy Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Southern Mississippi University Chorus,  Southern Mississippi University Jazz Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1999; USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1999 
Venue:  1st Presbyterian Church, Hattiesburg, MS 
Length: 1 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: English 
21.
Psalmistry IV, Wonderments: The earth is the Lord's by Jack Gottlieb
Conductor:  Timothy Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Southern Mississippi University Chorus,  Southern Mississippi University Jazz Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1999; USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1999 
Venue:  1st Presbyterian Church, Hattiesburg, MS 
Length: 1 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Language: English 
22.
Psalmistry IV, Wonderments: Lift up your heads, O gates by Jack Gottlieb
Conductor:  Timothy Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Southern Mississippi University Chorus,  Southern Mississippi University Jazz Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1999; USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1999 
Venue:  1st Presbyterian Church, Hattiesburg, MS 
Length: 1 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: English 
23.
Psalmistry V, Envoi: I will lift up my eyes to the mountains by Jack Gottlieb
Conductor:  Timothy Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Southern Mississippi University Chorus,  Southern Mississippi University Jazz Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1999; USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1999 
Venue:  1st Presbyterian Church, Hattiesburg, MS 
Length: 4 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: English 
24.
Yevarechecha by Jack Gottlieb
Performer:  Robert Abelson (Baritone)
Conductor:  Stephen Sturk
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Motet Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/1990 
Venue:  Union Theological Seminary, New York, NY 
Length: 12 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: Hebrew 

Sound Samples

3 Candle Blessings: Blessing I
3 Candle Blessings: Blessing II
3 Candle Blessings: Blessing III
Shalom Aleikhem with Candle Blessing
Love Songs for Sabbath: I. Organ Prelude
Love Songs for Sabbath: II. L'kha dodi
Love Songs for Sabbath: III. Bar'khu
Love Songs for Sabbath: IV. Sh'ma yisra'el
Love Songs for Sabbath: V. Organ Interlude (V'ahavta)
Love Songs for Sabbath: VI. Mi khamokha
Love Songs for Sabbath: VII. Mourners' Kadish
Love Songs for Sabbath: VIII. Adon olam
Love Songs for Sabbath: IX. Organ Postlude (Y'varekh'kha)
Set Me As A Seal: Set Me As a Seal
Shout for Joy: Psalm 95
Shout for Joy: Psalm 84
Shout for Joy: Psalm 81
Psalmistry: I. Praises: Psalm 150
Psalmistry: I. Praises: Psalm 100
Psalmistry: I. Praises: Psalm 133
Psalmistry: II. Mysteries: Psalm 146
Psalmistry: II. Mysteries: Psalm 23
Psalmistry: III. Jubilations: Psalm 98
Psalmistry: III. Jubilations: Psalm 113
Psalmistry: IV. Wonderments: Psalm 24:1-6
Psalmistry: IV. Wonderments: Psalm 24:7-10
Psalmistry: V. Envoi: Psalm 121
Yevarechecha: Y'varekh'kha

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