A Yiddish Lullaby
Raisins and Almonds
By Abraham Goldfaden / arr. Robert Sheldon
Sound Innovations for Band
1 (Very Easy)
"Raisins and Almonds" (Rozhinkes mit Mandlen) is a Jewish lullaby by Abraham Goldfaden (1840--1908) that has become so well-known that it is now considered a folk song. It is a common lullaby among European Jews (Ashkenazim). Correlated to Sound Innovations for Concert Band, Book 2, Level 2, this lovely arrangement of this beautiful song allows bands to play with expression and color, lending a charming and heartfelt moment to any concert.