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Music by Linda Hirschhorn © 2006 (composed in honor of Rabbi Burt Jacobson's 75th birthday)
Lyrics: Pirkey Avot: The Wisdom of our Sages, Chapter 4.
Lead Vocal: Linda Hirschhorn
Clarinet: Evan Francis
Alto Flute, Bass Clarinet, Soprano Sax: Libert Subirana
Guitar, Mandolin: Bob Cohen
Violin: Dina Maccabee
Tambourine: Fran Avni
Spin it, spin it, everything is in it.
The sages tell us the deeper we explore what we think we know, turning it upside down and inside out, the greater will be our insights. This song embodies this, turning the melody and its contrapuntal harmonies inside out and upside down.