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Music for the High Holidays, 09/22/17, 1:00pm

Aug 30, 2017

Credit WQXR

Music for the High Holiday from WQXR in NYC presents both traditional and composed music for the Jewish liturgy (with a recording of Kol Nidre that features violinist Itzhak Perlman), and concert music based on High Holidays melodies for the High Holy Days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.  Naomi Lewin hosts and explains a bit about the Jewish new year and its traditions, including food.  Naomi Lewin's Apple Schalet Recipe

Credit Orthodox Union


Jonathan Miller: Shehecheyanu
Chicago A Cappella, conducted by Jonathan Miller
Jacob Weinberg: String Quartet, Opus 55
Bingham String Quartet
Max Janowski: Avinu Malkeinu
University of Utah Singers, conducted by Brady Allred
Ernest Bloch (arr. Christopher Palmer): From Jewish Life: Prayer
Natalie Clein, cello; BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Ilan Volkov
Ernest Bloch: Yih’yu l’ratzon (May the Words of My Mouth)
Rinat Choir, conducted by Gary Bertini
Darius Milhaud: Etudes on Liturgical Themes from Comtat Venaissin
Juilliard String Quartet

Salamone Rossi: Barechu et Adonai ham’vorach and Adon Olam (plus instrumentals)
Boston Camerata, conducted by Joel Cohen
Traditional, arr. Hankus Netsky: Kol Nidre
Itzhak Perlman, violin; Cantor Yitzhak Meir Helfgot;
Hankus Netsky, piano; Pete Rushefsky, tsimbi

John Zorn: Kol Nidre
Ilya Kaler and Perrin Young, violin; George Taylor, viola; Steven Doane, cello
Traditional: Ashamnu
Cantor Benzion Miller; Schola Hebraica, conducted by Neil Levin
Ben Steinberg: Shalom Rav
Cantor Ida Rae Cahana; students from the Hebrew Union College School of Sacred Music, conducted by Samuel Adler; Aaron Miller, organ
Traditional: Shalom Rav
Rachel Van Voorhees, harp