English words and music: Linda Hirschhorn.
Copyright © Linda Hirschhorn. Recorded and published by permission of the author.
Range: 17 half-steps
- English version (demonstrated in 3 parts):
- Hebrew version (demonstrated solo):
Hebrew version, from the Shabbat morning service:
Ilu finu male shira ka-
yam. Ilu finu male shi-
ra ka-yam. Ilu ka-yam.
English version, by Linda Hirschhorn:
Let us have songs to fill our mouths as full as the
sea. Let us have songs to fill our mouths as full
as the sea, full as the sea.
Recorded by Linda Hirschhorn with Vocolot: “Ilu Finu,” on Gather Round: Songs of Celebration and Renewal.