The sun has disappeared from the tree-tops;
come, let us go out to welcome the Sabbath,
Here, she is descending, the holy, the
and with her are angels – a host of peace
and of rest.
Come, O queen; come, O bride.
from L'dor Vador,
released October 10, 2016
arr. Oran Eldor
Lyrics, Hayim Nahman Bialik (1873–
Natalie Young (1974–)
Cantor Natalie Young is an award-winning composer whose music is sung in communities all over the world. She serves as cantor at Temple Beth El in Aliso Viejo, CA, and visits other communities as a cantor/composer-in-residence. Natalie’s work appears in Shirei Ha-T’fillot by the Movement for Reform Judaism, Ruach 5771 Songbook, Shalshelet Festival Songbook, Shirei Mishkan HaNefesh Anthology, and Natalie Young Anthology. Her songs have been featured at URJ Biennials, the Shalshelet Music Festival, Hava Nashira, American Conference of Cantors conventions, the North American Jewish Choral Festival, HUC-JIR DFSSM, and concerts around the country. Many of her songs have been recorded by other artists. Her recording projects include the WRJ Centennial CD, Stacey Beyer’s Candle Blessing Project, Noam Katz’s Mirembe, The Soul Within, and Kol HaLev V’Kol HaNeshama. Natalie has released two solo albums of original music, Carry Me and Natalie Young: Standing on the Shoulders. She lives in Irvine, CA with her husband, Rabbi David Young, and their three children.