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Psalm of David 09:36
 

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This concert setting of Psalm 3, adonai ma-rabu tzaray, exudes a fitting sense of majesty and grandeur. Those characteristics are also typically present in other large-scale pieces created by William Bogzester for performances by large choruses.

By: Neil W. Levin

 

Lyrics

Sung in Hebrew
Psalm 3:2–9, Translation: JPS Tanakh 1999

O Lord, my foes are so many!
Many are those who attack me; many say of me,
“There is no deliverance for him through God.” Selah.
But You, O Lord, are a shield about me, my glory, He who holds my head high.
I cry aloud to the Lord, and He answers me from His holy mountain. Selah.
I lie down and sleep and wake again, for the Lord sustains me.
I have no fear of the myriad forces arrayed against me on every side.

Rise, O Lord!
Deliver me, O my God!
For You slap all my enemies in the face; You break the teeth of the wicked.
Deliverance is the Lord’s; Your blessing be upon Your people! Selah.


 

Credits

Composer: William Bogzester

Length: 09:36
Genre: Liturgical

Performers: Barcelona Symphony-National Orchestra of CataloniaElli Jaffe, Conductor;  Benzion Miller, Cantor

Date Recorded: 05/01/2000
Venue: Centre Cultural de Sant Cugat (A), Barcelona, Spain
Engineer: Kornacher, Bertram
Assistant Engineer: Weir, Simon
Project Manager: Schwendener, Paul

Additional Credits:

Orchestrator: Steve Barnett
 

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