Songs & Laments of the Sephardim

April 15, 2020, 10:00 pm

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On this eighth night of Passover, Baroque&Before celebrates the deliverance of the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt with a program of sacred, paraliturgical, celebratory, and secular music of the Jews of the Mediterranean: Spain, Greece, Italy, and the Ottoman Empire.

Tonight’s program will be available for on demand listening for two weeks following the broadcast.

Playlist

Anonymous
Invocación: Qamti Be-Ishon Layla

Yehudá Haleví (1075-1141)
Siónida: Yefe Nof

Maimonides (1135-1204)
Igueret ha-Shemad
-Excerpt, Letter on Forced Conversion
(Kerry Frumkin, Speaker)

Anonymous
Las Estrellas De Los Cielos

Dunash Ben Labrat (920-990)
Hebraic Lament from Al-Andaluz: Dror Yiqrá

Anonymous
El Pan De La Aflicción

ARTISTS
Hespèrion XXI, La Capella Reial de Catalunya/Jordi Savall
“Granada 1013-1502”
ALIA VOX SACD AVSA9915
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Don Abraham Alfaquin (fl. 2nd half of the 13th century)
Noche de aljad

Abraham Ibn Ezra (c.1092–1167)
Ki esmerá sabat

Anonymous
La fragua del estudio

Hayim Hacohen (1585-1655)
Dodí yarad leganó

Yehuda Cal’i (fl. 18th century)
La ketubá de la ley

ARTISTS
Alia Mvsica
“The Alhambra: A Musica Tour”
Harmonia Mundi HMX 2908554.55
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Salomone Rossi (ca. 1570 – 1630)
Baruch haba b’Shem ADONAI
Mizmor Le’Toda

ARTISTS
New York Baroque/Eric Milnes, Director
“Salamone Rossi: The Songs of Solomon, Vol. 2′
Jewish Sacred Music from the 17th century
Dorian CD 93220