Photos

10 Must-Have Albums from the Milken Archive of Jewish Music

Photo 7 of 10 The Mirror, Passover Offering, Tants un Maysele — Yehudi Wyner August 17, 2015

The Mirror, Passover Offering, Tants un Maysele — Yehudi Wyner

The Mirroris a play by Isaac Bashevis Singer that explores the interior life of a Jewish woman living in a small eastern European town. The surrealistic plot mixes themes of sexual repression and fantasy, presided over by a demon who haunts the woman’s mirror. 

Yehudi Wyner, one of America's leading composers, created evocative music for the play inspired by various Jewish traditions—from secular folk and religious song to the music of klezmer bands. Wyner's suite from The Mirror, his moving Passover Offering and the folklore-inspired Tants un Maysele (Dance and Little Story) are featured here in world-premiere recordings by acclaimed soloists.

LISTEN TO SAMPLE TRACKS, BUY


All photos should be credited to "Milken Family Foundation" unless otherwise noted.

Press version: Right-click here and select "Save Target As..." (Internet Explorer) or "Save Link As..." (Firefox) to download AP-spec or best-available photo.


The Gates of Justice — Dave Brubeck
Cycle of Life in Synagogue and Home — Volume 4: Digital Album 13
Songs of the Soul (symphony), Shir L'erev Shabbat (excerpts) The Final Ingredient (excerpts) — David Amram
Genesis Suite (1945)
Jewish Operas — Volume 1
Ladino Songs of Love and Suffering, Mikhoels the Wise (excerpt), Out of the Whirlwind — Bruce Adolphe
The Mirror, Passover Offering, Tants un Maysele — Yehudi Wyner
A Jewish Legacy — Leonard Bernstein
Great Songs of the Yiddish Theatre, Volume 1 — Abraham Ellstein
A Hanukka Celebration