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Talitha Cumi

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Sydney Kjerstad

Sydney Kjerstad


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General Info

Year: 2020
Duration: c. 4:00
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Unknown
Cost: Score and Parts - Unknown


Instrumentation

Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
Clarinet I-II
Horn in F I-II


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Talitha cumi or talitha koum is a transcription of an Aramaic phrase found in Mark 5:41. Jesus spoke this when He raised Jairus’s daughter from the dead (Mark 5:21–43). Aramaic was the common, everyday language in Israel at that time. Mark interprets the sentence for us: “Little girl, I say to you, get up!” The account of the healing is also found in Matthew 9 and Luke 8, but only Mark records the Aramaic words that Jesus spoke, talitha cumi.

- Program Note from Got Questions


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Carthage College (Kenosha, Wisc.) Wind Orchestra (James Ripley, conductor) (virtual concert) – 15 May 2020 *Premiere Performance*


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