Ilu Finu: A Cappella for Jewish Prayer
Volume I: Shabbat. Includes Twenty-Two SATB arrangements for Friday Night & Shabbat Morning liturgy, written by Jewish collegiate a cappella groups, professional jazz and a cappella arrangers, and cantors. Also includes:
- Essays by Joey Weisenberg, Hazzan David Tilman, Cantor Rosalie Boxt, Dr. Josh Jacobson, and Nava Tehila (Rabbi Ruth Gan Kagan, Daphna Rosenberg, & Yoel Sykes).
- Companion Pages to each prayer, including full Hebrew text, expressive English Translation (from the new Siddur Lev Shalem), a message from the composer/arranger, and "KaVaNotes" - guides to the meaning & emotion of each piece.
- "Jewish A Cappella 101" for starting and building a new group,