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BRUBECK: Gates of Justice (The)


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BRUBECK: Gates of Justice (The)

"Dave Brubeck is a product not only of Judeo-Christian thinking but of the humanistic tradition of the Enlightenment. His identification with Jews, blacks, and with all who have known the lash of oppression is anything but accidental. The Hebrew Bible and most particularly the prophetic writings with their passion for social justice represent for him the essence of religious thought. Like Martin Luther King, Jr., Dave Brubeck is convinced that ‘we must learn to live together as brothers, or die together as fools.’ The Gates of Justice is a cantata based on Jewish texts, but its message is universal."- Rabbi Charles D. Mintz

Brubeck, Dave
Bible - Old Testament / Brubeck, Iola / King Jr., Martin Luther, lyricist(s)

  The Gates of Justice
1.   I. Lord, the Heavens Cannot Contain Thee 00:03:08
2.   II. Oh, Come Let Us Sing 00:03:45
3.   IIIa. Open the Gates 00:04:34
4.   IIIb. Chorale 00:05:04
5.   IVa. Except the Lord Build the House 00:02:05
6.   IVb. Except the Lord Build the House (improvisation) 00:02:17
7.   V. Lord, Lord 00:05:59
8.   VI. Ye Shall Be Holy 00:01:05
9.   VII. Shout unto the Lord 00:08:24
10.   VIII. When I Behold Thy Heavens 00:03:02
11.   IX. How Glorious Is Thy Name 00:01:49
12.   X. The Lord Is Good 00:03:45
13.   XI. His Truth Is a Shield 00:04:14
14.   XII. Oh, Come Let Us Sing a New Song 00:00:58

Total Playing Time: 00:50:09

Brubeck, Dave

Bible - Old Testament; Brubeck, Iola; King Jr., Martin Luther

Gloyd, Russell

Dave Brubeck Trio

Baltimore Choral Arts Society

Deas, Kevin; Mizrahi, Alberto

Label: Naxos

Series: Milken Archive of American Jewish Music

Genre: Choral - Sacred

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.559414

Barcode: 0636943941423

Boxset: NMIL51

Physical Release: 01/2004

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