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Perhaps the most unique take on the Masada book, 4 female voices interpret eleven songs from Zorn's Book of Angels in beautiful and haunting a cappella.

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Zorn, John - Masada Book Two: Mycale: The Book of Angels Volume 13 (Tzadik)
Label: Tzadik    
Released in: USA    

Get ready for a whole new approach to Masada music! Expressive and passionate, Basya Schecter, Ayelet Rose Gottlieb, Malika Zarra and Sofia Rei Koutsovitis are four of the most creative vocalists around. Each the leader of a dynamic band of their own, they come together here in an intimate a cappella setting to interpret eleven songs from Zorn's remarkable Book of Angels. With lyrics in Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino, French and Arabic drawn from Rumi, Fernando Pessoa, The Hebrew Bible and more, the Masada vocal project is perhaps the most hauntingly beautiful installments in the entire Angels series. Dynamic and evocative New Jewish Music from four powerful women vocalists!

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Product Information:

UPC: 702397737827

Label: Tzadik
Catalog ID: TZA-CD-7378
Squidco Product Code: 12682

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2010
Country: USA
Packaging: Digipack
Recorded and mixed by Marc Urselli, October 1, 2, 5, 2009 at Eastside Sound, NYC.


Ayelet Rose Gottlieb-Voice

Sofia Rei Koutsovitis-Voice

Basya Schecter-Voice

Malika Zarra-Voice

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Track Listing:

1. Uzziel 3:10

2. Ahaha 2:54

3. El El 2:20

4. Tehom 2:27

5. Moloch 2:32

6. Balam 3:13

7. Melech 2:48

8. Tarshish 4:01

9. Asaph 3:19

10. Rumiel 2:56

11. Natiel 4:11

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