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Sephardic Songs of Love
Judy Frankel
Sephardic Songs of Love
Genres: World Music, Pop
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All Artists: Judy Frankel
Title: Sephardic Songs of Love
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Global Village
Original Release Date: 1/1/1995
Re-Release Date: 10/19/1995
Genres: World Music, Pop
Styles: Middle East, Israel
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 759401015723, 759401015747

CD Reviews

Separdic Songs of Love & Hope
ASA SHANI | Detroit Area, USA | 01/21/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Beautyful adaptation of ancient songs, sang by many generations of Spanish Jews. Moving expression of love for jewish heritage, romance and aspirations. 'O Mis Ermanos' stands out with its sad beauty, mourning the holocaust of the Sephardic Jews of Greece during WWII. Great singing and playing of acustic guitar. You can see an additional review by Mira Shani (my daughter)on the web."
A Gem Of A CD - Magnificent Music!!
Jana L. Perskie | New York, NY USA | 06/14/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Judy Frankel's CD, "Sephardic Songs Of Love And Hope," is a magnificent collection of beautifully arranged music and song. She was taught most of these songs in the Oral Tradition by Sephardic Jews who now reside in the U.S. One of the reviewers compares Ms. Frankel's voice to Joan Baez, and I agree, to some extent. However I think Judy's voice is stronger with much more depth. She sings from the heart and has the ability to deeply move her listeners.Some of my favorites cuts are: "Alta, Alta Va La Luna," ("High, High Goes The Moon"), a song from Rhodes - Ms. Frankel is accompanied by drums and the music has a definite Greek flavor; the beautiful and melancholy Israeli love song, "Puncha La Rosa;" a Turkish party song, "La Vida Por El Raki," (I'd Give My Life For Raki); the exquisite Spanish hymn "Bendigamos;" and the poignant "O Mis Hermanos," ("O My Brothers"), a memorial to those lost in the holocaust.I highly recommend this CD to anyone who enjoys authentic folk music. You certainly do not have to be Jewish to enjoy this to the max!"
Lovely Voice and Music
Carolyn G. Billick | Denver, Co. USA | 02/13/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Judy Frankel's voice reminds me of J. Baez, fluid yet strong
reaching the high notes easily. Her songs are mesmerizing, the
sound transcends any language barrier. Timeless is one word
I would use to describe her music, as I would have enjoyed
this cd as easily decades ago as I do now."