Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Noam Sheriff’s Revival of the Dead (1998)


Noam Sheriff’s Revival of the Dead (מחיה המתים; Mechaye hametim), performed by the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta conducting, at Jerusalem’s Yad Vashem, on May 4, 1998 (8 Iyar 5758 in the Hebrew calendar), in commemoration of Eretz Israel's 50th anniversary of its founding (5 Iyar 5708). This performance includes the Ramat Gan Chamber Choir and the Ankor Children Choir; Cantor Joseph Malovany (tenor) and Vladimir Braun ( baritone). Noam Sheriff, an Israeli composer, conductor and educator, was born in 1935 in Tel Aviv; he died last week on Saturday August 25th. He was 83.


Revival of the Dead: Zubin Mehta and Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

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