Passover Story http://redriverradio.org en The Passover Story with the Western Winds http://redriverradio.org/post/passover-story-western-winds-1 <p><strong>Airs Monday, April 14 at 1 p.m.&nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Renowned actor Theodore Bikel and The Western Wind, America's pre-eminent vocal ensemble, present 25 eclectic selections that, along with an inspiring narration, serve as musical documentary of Passover. Music includes Hebrew folk melodies, classical European liturgical music, ancient Sephardic chants, Klezmer-style improvisations, and traditional songs from the Seder. This program is designed for listeners of any religious background and provides a good introduction to a holiday whose lessons of redemption and faith are universal. "The music is an eclectic compilation of songs and compositions from many sources reflecting the tremendous diversity of Jewish cultures. Selections include Hebrew folk melodies, classical European liturgical music, ancient Sephardic chants, Klezmer-style improvisations, and traditional songs from the Seder, including the 'adopted' song of slavery, the Negro spiritual "Go Down Moses"--all sung with the superb musicianship and zest that are hallmarks of Western Wind performances."</span></p><p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:00:00 +0000 42672 at http://redriverradio.org The Passover Story with the Western Winds The Passover Story with the Western Winds http://redriverradio.org/post/passover-story-western-winds-0 <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Airs Thursday, March 28 at 1:00 p.m. &nbsp;</span></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Renowned actor Theodore </span>Bikel<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and The Western Wind, America's pre-eminent vocal ensemble, present 25 eclectic selections that, along with an inspiring narration, serve as musical documentary of Passover. Music includes Hebrew folk melodies, classical European liturgical music, ancient Sephardic chants, </span>Klezmer-style<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> improvisations, and traditional songs from the </span>Seder<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. This program is designed for listeners of any religious background and provides a good introduction to a holiday whose lessons of redemption and faith are universal. "The music is an eclectic compilation of songs and compositions from many sources reflecting the tremendous diversity of Jewish cultures. Selections include Hebrew folk melodies, classical European liturgical music, ancient Sephardic chants, </span>Klezmer-style<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> improvisations, and traditional songs from the </span>Seder<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, including the 'adopted' song of slavery, the Negro spiritual "Go Down Moses"--all sung with the superb musicianship and zest that are hallmarks of Western Wind performances."</span></p><p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 18:00:00 +0000 25050 at http://redriverradio.org The Passover Story with the Western Winds