Look up artist Amichai, Yehuda


Name: Amichai, Yehuda
Name (Yiddish): עמיחי, יהודה
Born: 1924 (Wurzburg, Germany)
Died: 2000 (Israel)

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Songs written or composed


Title: Yom Zikaron -- יום זיכרון
Author: Amichai, Yehuda -- עמיחי, יהודה
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: Memory/Remembrance
Additional song notes: "Memorial Day"

Recording:


On album: A-047(a) (Yehuda Amichai Poetry/ Music Mark Kopytman)
Track ID: 31708
Vocal Amichai, Yehuda -- עמיחי, יהודה
First line: Yom zikaron lemeitai hamilkhama,
Language: Hebrew
Style: Spoken Word
Length: 1:55

Title: Kharozim Peruzim -- חרוזים פזורים
Also known as: Scattered Rhymes
Author: Amichai, Yehuda -- עמיחי, יהודה
Composer: Kopytman, Mark
Genre: Literary Origin
Additional song notes: Scattered Rhymes

Recording:


On album: A-047(a) (Yehuda Amichai Poetry/ Music Mark Kopytman)
Track ID: 31709
Vocal Doina Academic Capella
Chorus Master Garshtea, Veronica
Artist: Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Orchestra Commissiona, Sergiu
Language: Hebrew
Style: Classical/Mixed Choir and Orchestra
Length: 28:56

Title: On These Hills -- בגבעות האלה
Also known as: Bagivaot Haeyle
Author: Amichai, Yehuda -- עמיחי, יהודה
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: Reverie/War/Change/Gentle/Tough

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On album: A-047(a) (Yehuda Amichai Poetry/ Music Mark Kopytman)
Track ID: 31710
Vocal Amichai, Yehuda -- עמיחי, יהודה
First line: Bagivaot haeyle afilu migdaley kiduakh haneft hem kvar lazirkorn,
First line (Hebrew):בגבעת האלה אפילו מגדלי קידוח הנפט הם...
Language: Hebrew
Style: Spoken Word
Length: 1:01

Title: Geshem (Amichai) -- גשם
Author: Amichai, Yehuda -- עמיחי, יהודה
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: Rain/Battlefield/Comrades/Death
Additional song notes: Rain falls on the faces of my comrades who tried to cover themselves with a blanket, and on the faces of my dead comrades who aren't covered by it.

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On album: A-047(a) (Yehuda Amichai Poetry/ Music Mark Kopytman)
Track ID: 31711
Vocal Amichai, Yehuda -- עמיחי, יהודה
First line: Geshem bistey hakrav
First line (Hebrew):גשם בשדה הקרב
Language: Hebrew
Style: Spoken Word
Length: 0:15

Title: Adon Beringer -- אדון ברינגר
Also known as: Mr Beringer
Author: Amichai, Yehuda -- עמיחי, יהודה
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: Father/Son/Soldier/Death/Suez Canal

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On album: A-047(a) (Yehuda Amichai Poetry/ Music Mark Kopytman)
Track ID: 31738
Vocal Amichai, Yehuda -- עמיחי, יהודה
First line: Adon Beringer, shebno nafal beta'ah,
First line (Hebrew):אדון ברינגר, שבנו נפל בתעלה
Language: Hebrew
Style: Spoken
Length: .54

Title: Elohim Merakhem -- אלוהים מרחם
Also known as: God Has Mercy
Author: Amichai, Yehuda -- עמיחי, יהודה
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: God/Mercy/War/Children/Adults/
Additional song notes: God has mercy on children in kindergarden, less on children in elementary school. On adults he has no mercy and sometimes they have to crawl on all fours to the dressing station streaming with blood.

Recording:


On album: A-047(a) (Yehuda Amichai Poetry/ Music Mark Kopytman)
Track ID: 31739
Vocal Amichai, Yehuda -- עמיחי, יהודה
First line: Elohim merakem al yaldey hagan,
First line (Hebrew):אלוהים מרחם על ילדי הגן,
Language: Hebrew
Style: Spoken Word
Length: 0:42

Title: Beahavteynu -- באהבתנו
Also known as: In Our Love
Author: Amichai, Yehuda -- עמיחי, יהודה
Genre: Literary Origin/Love
Additional song notes: Recorded under title "In Our Love"

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On album: A-047(a) (Yehuda Amichai Poetry/ Music Mark Kopytman)
Track ID: 31740
Vocal Amichai, Yehuda -- עמיחי, יהודה
Language: Hebrew
Style: Spoken Word
Length: 0:40

Title: Haim Kol Ze Tsaar -- האם כל זה צער
Also known as: Is All This Sorrow?
Author: Amichai, Yehuda -- עמיחי, יהודה
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: Mourning/Memorial/Graveyard
Additional song notes: Recorded under "Is All This Sorrow?"

Recording:


On album: A-047(a) (Yehuda Amichai Poetry/ Music Mark Kopytman)
Track ID: 31741
Vocal Amichai, Yehuda -- עמיחי, יהודה
First line: Haim kol ze tsaar? Eyneny yodea.
First line (Hebrew):האם כל זה צער? אינני יודע.
Language: Hebrew
Style: Spoken Word
Length: 1:21

Title: Kol Haavanim Haeyle -- כל האבנים האלה
Also known as: All These Stones
Author: Amichai, Yehuda -- עמיחי, יהודה
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: Death/Foreboding/Universal
Additional song notes: Recorded under "All These Stones"

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On album: A-047(a) (Yehuda Amichai Poetry/ Music Mark Kopytman)
Track ID: 31742
Vocal Amichai, Yehuda -- עמיחי, יהודה
First line: Kol haavanim haeyle. Kol haetsiv. Kol haor.
First line (Hebrew):כל האבנים האלה. כל העצב. כל האור.
Language: Hebrew
Style: Spoken Word
Length: 0:50

Title: Shemesh Oktober -- שמש אוקטובר
Also known as: October Sun
Author: Amichai, Yehuda -- עמיחי, יהודה
Composer: Kopytman, Mark
Genre: Literary Origin/Lament
Subject: War/Death/Silence
Origin: Alb K-047(a)
Translation: Alb K-047(a)
Additional song notes: Recorded under "October Sun"

Recording:


On album: A-047(a) (Yehuda Amichai Poetry/ Music Mark Kopytman)
Track ID: 31743
Vocal Zakai, Mira
Violin Gronich, Ilan
Cello Loren, Shulamith
Percussion Steiner, Gideon
Piano Kopytman, Mark
First line: Shemesh oktober mekhamemet et panaynu.
First line (Hebrew):שמש אוקטובר מחממת את פנינו.
Language: Hebrew
Style: Voice and Chamber Ensemble
Length: 8;27

Title: Ani Navi Ani -- אני נביא עני
Also known as: I Am A Poor Prophet
Author: Amichai, Yehuda -- עמיחי, יהודה
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: War/Love/Poet/Prophecy
Additional song notes: Recorded under "I Am A Poor Prophet"

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On album: A-047(a) (Yehuda Amichai Poetry/ Music Mark Kopytman)
Track ID: 31744
Vocal Amichai, Yehuda -- עמיחי, יהודה
First line: Ani navi ani, kemo yeled ani, shyesh lo rak shney tsvaim.
First line (Hebrew):אני נביא עני, כמו ילד עני, שיש לו רק שני צבעים.
Language: Hebrew
Style: Spoken Word
Length: 1:54

Title: Bekhol Khumrat Harakhamim -- בכל חומרת הרחמים
Author: Amichai, Yehuda -- עמיחי, יהודה
Genre: Literary Origin

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On album: A-047(a) (Yehuda Amichai Poetry/ Music Mark Kopytman)
Track ID: 31737
Vocal Amichai, Yehuda -- עמיחי, יהודה
First line: Mene otam ata yakhol limnot otam,
First line (Hebrew):מנה אותם אתה יכול למנות אותם,
Language: Hebrew
Style: Spoken Word
Length: 1:12

Title: Shneinu B'yachad V'chol Echad L'Chud
Also known as: Two of Us Together, Each of Us Alone
Author: Amichai, Yehuda -- עמיחי, יהודה
Composer: Greenberg, Helen Medwedeff -- גרינבערג, העלען מעדוועדעף
Genre: Israeli/Literary Origin/Love
Subject: Place/Luna Park/Isolation/Soldiers/Love/Need/Mercy/Intimacy
Transliteration: Ephemera 910/SM Greenberg 32
Translation: Ephemera 910/SM Greenberg 32
Music: Ephemera 910/SM Greenberg 32
Additional song notes: Two Of Us Together, Each Of Us Alone

Sheet music:


Folder: 32
Series: 5
Arranged for: Voice/Piano
Translator: Robert Friend and Helen Medwedeff Greenberg
Texts: Translation/Transliteration
Publisher: Helen Medwedeff Greenberg
Date: 1990
Provenance: Gift of Helen Medwedeff Greenberg, 2009
First line: Yalda sheli a var v'avi lo bala Luna Park
First line (Yiddish): ילדה שלי, עוד קיץ עבד ואבי לא בא ללונה־פרק,
Notes: Hebrew first line true to text, but not sheet music/ Shneinu B'yachad V'chol Echad L'Chud (Two of Us Together, Each of Us Alone). Poem by Yehuda Amichai, music composed by Helen Medwedeff Greenberg.

Folder: 1008
Series: 4
Arranged for: SATB Acapella Choir
Translator: Robert Friend and Helen Medwedeff Greenberg
Texts: Translation/Transliteration
Publisher: Helen Medwedeff Greenberg
Date: 1990
Provenance: Gift of Helen Medwedeff Greenberg, 2009
First line: Yalda sheli a var v'avi lo bala Luna Park
First line (Yiddish): ילדה שלי, עוד קיץ עבד ואבי לא בא ללונה־פרק,
Notes: Hebrew first line true to text, but not sheet music/ Shneinu B'yachad V'chol Echad L'Chud (Two of Us Together, Each of Us Alone). Poem by Yehuda Amichai, music composed by Helen Medwedeff Greenberg.

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