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This opening program in the acclaimed radio series that introduced the world to the Milken Archive features orchestral and chamber pieces, excerpts from an orthodox sacred service, and a collection of Yiddish theater songs by Joseph Rumshinsky.

Featured Tracks in this Episode
Aaron Avshalomov: Four Biblical Tableaux
Simon Sargon: At Grandfather's Knee
Leonard Bernstein: Chichester Psalms
Yehudi Wyner: The Mirror (excerpts)
Traditional - Orthodox: S'liḥot Service (excerpts)
Joseph Rumshinsky: A bisl lib un a bisl glik; Dir a nikl, mir a nikl; Es tzit, es brit; Mein goldele
About the Series: Produced in conjunction with the WFMT network and broadcast on radio stations throughout the U.S., American Jewish Music from the Milken Archive with Leonard Nimoy is a 13-part series of two-hour programs featuring highlights from the Milken Archive’s extensive collection of the musical recordings. Episodes include interviews and commentary with Lowell Milken, Neil W. Levin, and Gerard Schwarz. Radio stations interested in broadcasting the series should contact media@milkenarchive.org.

Date: October 11, 2022

Credit: Milken Family Foundation


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