A Conversation for 'Chichester Psalms' and 'Arias and Barcarolles' by Leonard Bernstein
Labhaoisa Started conversation May 27, 2004
What language is the Chichester Psalms written in? I may be mistaken about which piece I sang in, but four or five years ago I took part in a concert in Germany - I distinctly remember learning to pronounce the words, and I thought it was in Arabic, or maybe Yiddish. If I am correct about this, then I am surprised that wasn't mentioned in the article, as it really does affect the sound of the piece, and of course the understanding of it.
Charlie Muffin Posted Jun 11, 2004
At the top of the page it says it's in the original biblical hebrew. I expect that's what you wanted to know!
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