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    TIME called Tehillim (named after the Hebrew word for “Psalm” or “praises”) “infectious, high-spirited” music. London’s The Mail concurred: “Harmonies and rhythms from jazz, the Middle East, Africa, and the Western tradition combine to form something truly special.”

    Credits

    MUSICIANS
    Tehillim
    Schönberg Ensemble
    with Percussion Group The Hague
    Barbara Borden, soprano
    Tannie Willemstijn, soprano
    Yvonne Benschop, mezzo-soprano
    Ananda Goud, mezzo-soprano
    Reinbert de Leeuw, conductor

    Three Movements
    London Symphony Orchestra
    Percussion: Neil Percy, Simon Carrington, Ray Northcott, Frank Ricotti, Clive Malabar
    Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    Produced by Judith Sherman

    Tehillim
    Recorded August 30 and 31, 1993, at Wisseloord Studios, Hilversum, The Netherlands
    Engineered by Hans Bedecker
    Additional recording at The Hit Factory, New York
    Assistant Engineer: Andy Grassi

    Three Movements
    Recorded February 10, 1992, at Abbey Road Studios, London
    Engineered by Simon Rhodes

    Edited and mixed by Judith Sherman and Steve Reich at Soundbyte Productions, New York
    Mastered by Robert C. Ludwig at Gateway Studios, Portland, ME

    Design by Barbara deWilde and Calvin Chu
    Cover photography by Joel Meyerowitz

    Executive Producer: Robert Hurwitz

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Friday, November 4, 1994 - 05:00
DescriptionExcerpt: 

TIME called Tehillim (named after the Hebrew word for "Psalm" or "praises") "infectious, high-spirited" music. London's Daily Mail concurred: "Harmonies and rhythms from jazz, the Middle East, Africa, and the Western tradition combine to form something truly special."

Description: 

TIME called Tehillim (named after the Hebrew word for “Psalm” or “praises”) “infectious, high-spirited” music. London’s The Mail concurred: “Harmonies and rhythms from jazz, the Middle East, Africa, and the Western tradition combine to form something truly special.”

ProductionCredits: 

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Produced by Judith Sherman

Tehillim
Recorded August 30 and 31, 1993, at Wisseloord Studios, Hilversum, The Netherlands
Engineered by Hans Bedecker
Additional recording at The Hit Factory, New York
Assistant Engineer: Andy Grassi

Three Movements
Recorded February 10, 1992, at Abbey Road Studios, London
Engineered by Simon Rhodes

Edited and mixed by Judith Sherman and Steve Reich at Soundbyte Productions, New York
Mastered by Robert C. Ludwig at Gateway Studios, Portland, ME

Design by Barbara deWilde and Calvin Chu
Cover photography by Joel Meyerowitz

Executive Producer: Robert Hurwitz

Cover Art: 
Nonesuch Selection Number: 

79295

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
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92
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266
ns_album_releasedate: 
Tuesday, November 1, 1994 - 05:00
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0
Album Status: 
UPC/Price: 
Label: 
CD+MP3
UPC: 
075597929522BUN
Label: 
MP3
UPC: 
603497127269
Price: 
9.00
MusicianDetails: 

MUSICIANS
Tehillim
Schönberg Ensemble
with Percussion Group The Hague
Barbara Borden, soprano
Tannie Willemstijn, soprano
Yvonne Benschop, mezzo-soprano
Ananda Goud, mezzo-soprano
Reinbert de Leeuw, conductor

Three Movements
London Symphony Orchestra
Percussion: Neil Percy, Simon Carrington, Ray Northcott, Frank Ricotti, Clive Malabar
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor

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