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The Prayer for Love

Keyboards, Sequencers – Shmael Ben Israel | Drums – Shafatyah Ben Israel
Copyright©2004

“A PRAYER FOR LOVE” – EXAMPLE OF MELODIC AND RHYTHMIC MATERIAL WORKING IN A COMPOSITION.

This composition is composed of the following elements as derive from the hebrew word for love אהבה.

  1. The percussion pattern is based on the numerical values of the hebrew letters.  1 5 2 5 pattern with a rest at the end, 14 total beats before it repeats with set drums playing a 7/4 rhythm.
  2. The melody is derived from Psalms 119, the melodic forms of the verses with the melodic form of the hebrew word for love played 3 times afterwards.
  3. The tuning has not been adjusted.