Archive for the ‘Music’ Category
From Danceteria to The JCC: ‘70’s child, Rabbi’s daughter Shira Dicker finally had a Bat Mitzvah (party)
A teenager of the 1970s who rebelled against the more conservative Jewish conventions is revisiting the “disco Judaism” of her h.s & college years. From series PKsofNY
Former Rhythm & blues singer loves “Jesus, Jesus, Jesus, oh, what a wonderful child!”
Brooklyn churches: “The lilies of the valley, They’ll neither toil nor spin, Come Sunday, oh, come Sunday, That’s the day.”
Making the comfortable, uncomfortable, and the comfortable, uncomfortable
This exclusive broadcast of the Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir & Chamber Orchestra honors the men & women killed or injured in the Metro North derailment in 2013. Donna Smith, a volunteer fire chaplain, was on her way to hear The Messiah. Jim Lovell was on his way to help with setting up the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center. Also killed was Kisook Ahn, a nurse, and James M. Ferrari. More than 60 were injured.
Christmas Tree Lighting at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Featuring Neapolitan Baroque Creche and music by The Young People’s Chorus of New York City
Handel’s Messiah Part 3, 53. Worthy is the Lamb by The Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir & Chamber Orchestra
“Blessing and honour, glory and power be unto Him that sits upon the throne, and to the Lamb forever and ever. Amen!”
“Death is swallowed up in victory. O death, where is thy sting?” I Corinithians 15:54-57.
Handel found the perfect pitch for a financial crisis in The Book of Revelation with its message that “the Kingdom of this world” will at a moment in time become “the Kingdom of our Lord, forever and ever.”