Aseret Makot (The Ten Plagues)

Instrumentation: Three-part chorus, flute, cello, piano
Duration: 3:00
Premiere: 3/16/99
Judith Clurman Chorale
92nd St Y, New York, NY

Program Note:
Aseret Makot, The Ten Plagues, is a round whose text consists of the Hebrew names of the ten plagues described in the Bible that decended on the Egyptians in a terrible crescendo before the Pharoh agreed to free the Jews from slavery. The story of this holiday, known as Passover, is described in the Haggadah.

 

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