Singers and Dancers Alike - 2016
short 87th Psalm is translated in many ways. In the literate King James
version, the last line: "Both the singers and the players on instruments say, 'All my
springs are in you.' " Psalm 87: 7.
the original Hebrew, those who sing ( שָׁרִים ) and those who who play
instruments ( כְּחֹלְלִים ) are included in "the springs" or wellsprings of
artists contribute to prayer as to adoration is a feature of many
traditions, and this phrase from the longer sentence mentions singers (in
reference to singing but also to the minstrel who moves) and players
(associated with dance as well, and interpreted in this way by some
translations) inspired this melodic lilt, moving between 3/4 and 6/8.
pages, circa 5' 30" an MP3 demo is here:
is available as a free PDF download, though any major
commercial performance or recording of the work is prohibited without prior
arrangement with the composer. Click on the graphic below for this organ
Singers and Dancers Alike