In recent recordings, I tried to play in response to the call of the rhythm and shape of Mira’s reading of the “bismilleh kaddish” text. In this recording, I tried instead to play in anticipation of her pre-recorded text, trying to do call to her response. It was difficult; as familiar as I am with this recording of the text, I couldn’t quite stay ahead of what I knew was coming and play horn at the same time.
kaddish in two-part harmonyA conversation between an anthropologist and a musician along with a growing virtual minyan, on themes of death and dying, grief, ritual, and the interplay between music and words.
- about beit malkhut
- about the kaddish project
- seymour fromer z”l
- tzaddik stories