Leonard Nimoy http://redriverradio.org en Chanukah in Story & Song http://redriverradio.org/post/chanukah-story-song <p><strong>Airs Sunday, December 1 at 6 p.m. </strong>Narrated by Leonard Nimoy and sung by the acclaimed vocal sextet The Western Wind Vocal Ensemble, "Chanukah in Story and Song" is a unique holiday program created especially for public radio listeners.</p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +0000 36636 at http://redriverradio.org Chanukah in Story & Song Birthday of the World Part 2: Yom Kipur http://redriverradio.org/post/birthday-world-part-2-yom-kipur-0 <div><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Airs Thursday, September 12 at 2 p.m. &nbsp;</span></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Music and Liturgy for Yom </span>Kipur<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, (The Day of Atonement) Sung by The Western&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Wind with Guest Cantors, Narrated by Leonard </span>Nimoy<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Thu, 12 Sep 2013 19:00:00 +0000 32477 at http://redriverradio.org Birthday of the World Part 2: Yom Kipur Birthday of the World Part 1: Rosh Hashanah http://redriverradio.org/post/birthday-world-part-1-rosh-hashanah <div><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Airs Tuesday, September 3 at 2&nbsp;p.m.&nbsp;</span></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Music and Liturgy for Rosh Hashanah, (The Jewish New Year) Sung by The&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Western Wind with Guest Cantors, Narrated by Leonard </span>Nimoy<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. In this classic&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">performance, Leonard </span>Nimoy<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and The Western Wind Vocal Ensemble join forces&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">to explore the rich and profound musical and spiritual traditions of the Jewish High&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Holy Days. The Birthday of the World presents some of the most inspiring music in&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">the Jewish liturgical tradition, performed by the acclaimed vocal ensemble The&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Western Wind. Mr. </span>Nimoy's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> timeless narration focuses on the universal themes of&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">redemption and divine forgiveness. "Sung by The Western Wind Vocal Ensemble&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">with outstanding cantors, this is an ideal High Holy Days service with a splendid&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">narration by Leonard </span>Nimoy<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the performance is outstanding for the beauty of its&nbsp;</span></div><div>artistry.</div><p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 19:00:00 +0000 32476 at http://redriverradio.org Birthday of the World Part 1: Rosh Hashanah Chanukah in Story and Song http://redriverradio.org/post/chanukah-story-and-song <p><strong>Airs Thursday, December 8 at 2:00 p.m&nbsp;</strong>A celebration by The Western Wind performing Ladino songs of Spanish Jews, Yiddish melodies of Eastern Europe and modern Israeli tunes.&nbsp;Narrated by Leonard Nimoy and sung by the acclaimed vocal sextet The Western Wind Vocal Ensemble, "Chanukah in Story and Song" is a unique holiday program created especially for public radio listeners.&nbsp;This delightfully engaging program presents 25 eclectic selections, from the Ladino songs of the Spanish Jews and Yiddish melodies of Eastern Europe to modern Israeli tunes and the ensemble's original version of "I Have a Little Dreydle." &nbsp;The ensemble performs a cappella as well as with instrumental accompaniment. The narration, written by Rabbi Gerald Skolnik, sheds new light on the holiday's customs and rituals. Listeners of all ages will hum the tunes after enjoying this wonderful program.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 16:00:00 +0000 Leonard Nimoy 20507 at http://redriverradio.org Chanukah in Story and Song Birthday of the World Part 2: Yom Kipur http://redriverradio.org/post/birthday-world-part-2-yom-kipur <p><strong>Airs Monday, September 24 at 1:00 p.m. </strong>Music and Liturgy for Yom Kipur, (The Day of Atonement) Sung by The Western Wind with Guest Cantors, Narrated by Leonard Nimoy. Leonard Nimoy and The Western Wind Vocal Ensemble explore the rich and profound musical and spiritual traditions of the Jewish High Holy Days. The Birthday of the World presents some of the most inspiring music of the Jewish Liturgy performed by The Western Wind, guest singers and four internationally renowned cantors. Musical selections include Avinu Malkeinu, Kol Nidre, El Maleh Rachamim, traditional chant and composed works by Sulzer, Secunda and Nowakowsky. A narration performed by actor Leonard Nimoy elucidates the important prayers and illuminates the deeper structure of the liturgy. Mon, 24 Sep 2012 18:00:00 +0000 Leonard Nimoy 17377 at http://redriverradio.org Birthday of the World Part 2: Yom Kipur