King David’s Lyre

A Celebration of Jeruselam 3000 Zina Schiff, violin; Cameron Grant, piano

CRITIC’S CHOICE
BEST OF 1997
AMERICAN RECORD GUIDE

Violinist Zina Schiff with pianist Cameron Grant present Jewish music from around the world in celebration of Jerusalem 3,000. Music by Gershwin, Alexander Krein, Joseph Achron, Efrem Zimbalist, Sr., David Hush, Mischa Elman, Paul Ben-Haim and others.

FANFARE
“It can take its place beside Mischa Elman’s (collection), to which it is equal in depth of musicianship and superior in recorded sound. Highly recommended.”

AMERICAN RECORD GUIDE
“This is one of the most beautiful recordings ofJewish music I’ve heard. Schiff is a great violinist in every way.”

JOURNAL OF JEWISH MUSIC AND LITURGY
“This collection, in celebration of Jerusalem 3,000, is an invaluable contribution.”

SAN DIEGO JEWISH TIMES
“…an outstanding disk, which I highly recommend to anyone who is swept by the emotions, the nostalgia and the meaning behind this worthy release.”

  1. Caprice Hebraique – Alexander Krein
  2. Hebrew Melody & Hebrew Cradle Song – Alexander Krein
  3. Hebrew Song & Dance
  4. Shir Eres (Lullaby for Violin Solo)
  5. Eli Eli

    Sonata for Violin Solo РDavid Hush

  6. Movement 1

     

  7. Movement 2

  8.  Movement 3

    Three Jewish Dances – Marc Lavry

  9. Jewish Wedding Dance “Sher”
  10. Yemenite Wedding Dance
  11. Hora
  12. Sea-Murmurs – Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
  13. Sephardic Melody – Paul Ben-Haim
  14. King David’s Lyre – Hanoch Jacoby .

    15. Bonus Track: Second Prelude – George Gershwin

    16. Bonus Track: Hebrew Cradle Song – Achron