Russell Steinberg, Diana Tash & Mitchell Newman | Sacred Transitions: A Song Cycle Based On Meditations By Harold M. Schulweis

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Sacred Transitions: A Song Cycle Based On Meditations By Harold M. Schulweis

by Russell Steinberg, Diana Tash & Mitchell Newman

An award-winning song cycle by Russell Steinberg with mezzo-soprano Diana Tash exploring rites of passage in the lyrical and emotional in the tradition of art song with compelling lyrics by one of America's great philosophers, Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis
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1. Sacred Transitions: 1. From Where Did You Come?
Diana Tash & Russell Steinberg
4:18 $0.99
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2. Sacred Transitions: 2. Touch My Heart
Diana Tash & Russell Steinberg
2:49 $0.99
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3. Sacred Transitions: 3. Whose Am I?
Diana Tash & Russell Steinberg
2:19 $0.99
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4. Sacred Transitions: 4. Mirror Eyes
Diana Tash & Russell Steinberg
2:50 $0.99
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5. Sacred Transitions: 5. Yet
Diana Tash & Russell Steinberg
5:07 $0.99
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6. Sacred Transitions: 6. Playing With Three Strings
Diana Tash, Russell Steinberg & Mitchell Newman
5:30 $0.99
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7. Sacred Transitions: 7. Holding On and Letting Go
Diana Tash, Mitchell Newman & Russell Steinberg
3:49 $0.99
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8. Sacred Transitions: 8. It Is Never Too Late
Diana Tash & Russell Steinberg
6:13 $0.99
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9. Encore: The Meaning of My Existence
Diana Tash, Russell Steinberg & Mitchell Newman
6:43 $0.99
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Album Notes
The texts from these songs are selections from meditations in Finding Each Other In Judaism by Harold M. Schulweis. Rabbi Schulweis revitalizes rites of passage as sacred moments in our lives by using simple, clear, and beautiful language to focus us to a higher awareness. In reading them, I found a personal, intimate quality, as if one person is speaking to another with deep love, compassion, and awareness. That is why I chose to set the texts as arts songs, the most intimate form of chamber music, in the tradition of Schubert or Schumann, writing music that is both lyrical and tonal.

Sacred Transitions meditates on the four primary life passages—birth, marriage, sickness/age, and death. The songs of the four parts are as follows:

Pt. 1 Birth—From Where Did You Come?, Touch My Heart, Whose Am I?
Pt. 2 Marriage—Mirror Eyes, Yet
Pt. 3 Sickness/Age—Playing With Three Strings
Pt. 4 Death—Holding On And Letting Go, It Is Never Too Late

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