Monday, August 22, 2016

Talmud set to music

TALMUD WATCH: Composer sets Talmud study to music (norman lebrecht, Slipped Disc).
The marvellous Israeli composer Andre Hajdu, who died at the beginning of this month, was a devout and learned man who saw no contradiction between his religious immersion and his advanced musical ideas.

In this clip from a TV documentary, he takes a familiar passages from the Talmud and works it through with his music students.
Video at the link or here.