Klezmer Nutcracker: CD
  • Klezmer Nutcracker: CD
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Shirim's irresistable recasting of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite is both ingenious and joyous! You will never listen to the Nutcracker again in the same way- here it has been transformed into a Chanukah ballet, featuring the March of the Macabees, Waltz of the Ruggelah and the the unforgetable Kozatsy 'til You Dropsky. The integrity of the

Shirim's irresistable recasting of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite is both ingenious and joyous! You will never listen to the Nutcracker again in the same way- here it has been transformed into a Chanukah ballet, featuring the March of the Macabees, Waltz of the Ruggelah and the the unforgetable Kozatsy 'til You Dropsky. The integrity of the arrangements as well as the spot-on performances take this beyond novelty territory into an cultural statement with artistic resolve. Filling out the album are more "klezmerized" arrangements of classics: Gnossienes by Satie, Mahler's 1st Symphony, Romanian Rhapsody, and as well as Brahms and Chopin. An unforgetable album!

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