#6 Toledot (Maqam Mahour)
Maqam - a set of notes, with traditions that define the relationship between them, their patterns and expression. A musical mode. The Maqamat (plural) are patient, inwardly drawn, they are roomy enough for poetry. We worked the concept of the give-and-take between poetry and music.
Isaac son of Abraham. Abraham fathered Isaac;
How Abraham authenticates his life – he is the father of Isaac. Isaac authenticates his life this way: he is Abraham’s son.
Was it not enough that each of them, father and son, derived his worth from the other? When one of them was haser/lacking, he could fill up with the other.]
I love you enough, said Abraham, I love you enough, I give you the gift of my love when you cannot find it in yourself. I love you that much.
I love you enough, said Isaac, to give you the gift of my love; When you cannot find it in yourself, I give it to you. I love you that much.
I love you that much.
Whatever you cannot find in yourself --
you may fill up from me.
[The word generations
is written halfhaser (