The Western Wind Vocal Ensemble 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 <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 Birthday of the World Part 1 http://redriverradio.org/post/birthday-world-part-1 <p><strong>Airs Thursday, September 13 at 2:00 p.m. </strong><span class="piece-description-lead">Music and Liturgy for </span><span class="piece-description-lead">Rosh Hashanah</span><span class="piece-description-lead">, (The Jewish New Year) Sung by The Western Wind with Guest Cantors, Narrated by Leonard Nimoy. </span>In this classic performance, Leonard Nimoy and The Western Wind Vocal Ensemble join forces to 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 in the Jewish liturgical tradition, performed by the acclaimed vocal ensemble The Western Wind. Mr. Nimoy's timeless narration focuses on the universal themes of redemption and divine forgiveness. Thu, 13 Sep 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Leonard Nemoy 17018 at http://redriverradio.org Birthday of the World Part 1