daily kaddish: on the eve of Ziggy’s yahrtzeit

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Tomorrow is Mira’s beloved dog Ziggy’s yahrtzeit.

Last night’s in-person collaboration was a return to basics—the text right out of the tsiddur, and the music right off Kogan’s page—and Mira’s comment afterward was that she was relieved to hear Kogan as written again, but that she likes Kogan’s “Kaddish” best when it’s really, really slow.

So here you go, Mira—on the eve of Ziggy’s yahrtzeit, a “Kaddish” that is about as slow as I can do it, and with your reading from last night edited into chunks that fit into the interstices of Kogan’s phrases.

About erin

Erin Vang, PMP, BMus, MMus, is Owner and Principal Pragmatist of the consultancy Global Pragmatica LLC®, offering custom JMP scripting, localization program management, and facilitative leadership services. She is also an orchestral horn player who freelances in the San Francisco Bay Area and plays assorted brass for the celebrated dance bands Midnight Smørgåsbord and contraPtion. More about Erin…
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