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Home Online Catalog Works with Jewish content

Compositions and Arrangements by Lee R. Kesselman
with specifically Jewish Content or Interest


Mixed Voices

Kaddish for my Father (2012)
For SATB, clarinet and piano
10’ Published by Kesselman Press

Let Peace Descend (2002)
SATB; wind ensemble accompaniment; published by Kesselman Press

May the Words of My Mouth (1998)
SATB; unaccompanied; published by Kesselman Press

River (2000)
piano, hand-held drums and bass guitar accompaniment
SATB; published by Boosey & Hawkes


Treble Voices

Ani ehh’yeh (2011)
For 2-part treble voices piano, and optional violin
Text: composer
Commissioned by the Casper Children’s Chorale
Published by Kesselman Press

Festival Light (2010)
For SSA, piano & tambourine
Commissioned by Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL
Published by Kesselman Press

Rad Halaila (2007)
for unison treble voices, clarinet and piano
Traditional Jewish text combined with Hava Nagila
Commissioned by the St. Louis Children’s Choirs
(Published by Boosey & Hawkes)

Hineni (2004)
treble voices; piano accompaniment; published by Boosey & Hawkes

Man, Keep Not Silent (1988; revised 2000)
treble voices; baritone solo, piano accompaniment; published by Kesselman Press

Shalom, Friends (1994)
treble voices; piano accompaniment; also arranged for chamber orchestra; published by Boosey & Hawkes

Songs of Songs (2004)
1. So is My Beloved 2. I Am Come into My Garden 3. I Am My Beloved’s
treble voices; piano accompaniment; published by Boosey & Hawkes

Tsvey Taybelekh (2004)
for 3-part treble chorus and piano
Traditional Yiddish song
Commissioned by the Portland Symphonic Girlchoir
(Published by Boosey & Hawkes)
also arranged for violin, cello, and piano accompaniment

Variable Voicings

Eiliyahu Hanavi (SA 1998, SATB 1998)
piano accompaniment, also arranged for chamber orchestra
SA version published by Roger Dean
SATB version published by Kesselman Press

Kadosh/Benedictus (SAB 1999, SSA 2005)
brass quintet and organ accompaniment
both versions published by Boosey & Hawkes

Solo voice

There Will I Go (2012)
For soprano & organ
Text: Book of Ruth
Published by Kesselman Press

Published editions by other composers:

Handel: O Lovely Peace from Judas Maccabeus
treble voices; piano accompaniment or orchestra; published by Boosey &Hawkes

Handel: Thou Shalt Bring Them In from Israel in Egypt
treble voices; piano accompaniment or orchestra; published by Boosey & Hawkes