Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Ana Elekh / אָנָה אֵלֵךְ | Kedmah: The Rising Song Piyyut Project (ft. Yosef Goldman)


Today’s very special release is Kedmah's epic arrangement of the Iraqi piyyut, Ana Elekh. This song is dear to my heart. ✨ Check out this new single now on all streaming platforms.
Ana Elekh אנה אלך 🌑
Lyrics: Rabbi Yisrael Najara (16th Century)📝
Music: traditional Iraqi 🪬
Arrangement: Yoni Avi Battat 🎻
Maqam: Bayati 🧿
“How can I escape your essence?
How shall I flee before your Presence?
When I flee, I move toward you;
In the shadow of your hand, I rise up in delight.”
Kedmah: The Rising Song Piyyut Project
Yoni Avi Battat- viola, vocals, music director, producer
Rabbi Yosef Goldman - vocals, rabbinic and literary director, producer
Joey Weisenberg - fretless electric bass, producer
Rabbi Jessica Kate Meyer - vocals
April Centrone - guest percussionist
Full album Simu Lev coming out April 9, 2024:
Produced by Hadar's Rising Song Records
Recorded November 2023 at Rittenhouse Soundworks in Philadelphia, PA
Don Godwin - audio engineer, mixing, and mastering
Josh Fleet - on-site support
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