Western Winds http://redriverradio.org en 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 The Passover Story with the Western Winds http://redriverradio.org/post/passover-story-western-winds <p><strong>Airs Wednesday, April 11 at 11:00 a.m.&nbsp;</strong> Renowned actor Theodore Bikel and The Western Wind, America&#39;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. Wed, 11 Apr 2012 16:00:00 +0000 9548 at http://redriverradio.org The Passover Story with the Western Winds