The music on this CD is a joyous celebration of Zionist dreams and hopes, as well as of daily life in Israel. From the mystical nostalgia of Old Jerusalem to the rambunctious energy of Yom b’kibbutz (A Day on a Kibbutz), this delightful program takes listeners on an unforgettable musical voyage to the land of Israel.
Features music by: Kurt Weill, Julius Chajes, Herbert Fromm, Max Helfman with orchestration by Charles Davidson, Julius Chajes, Walter Scharf, Shalom Secunda.
“Four stars…. This is one of the most appealing of the continuing series…”
~John Sunier, Audiophile Audition
The selections found on the Naxos site are performed by the Vienna Boys Choir, the Vienna Chamber Orchestra, Martin Schebesta on piano, and Gerald Wirth, conductor.