Eternal Echoes: R'tzay

CLASSICAL MUSIC/99.5 CNE Journal

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R'tzay (Be Favorable) is a moving setting of a Sabbath prayer by Yitzhok Shlossberg, one of the most talented and versatile Jewish composers of the early 20th century. Itzhak Perlman talks about listening to this tune as a child.

(photo of violinist Itzhak Perlman and Cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot by Lisa-Marie Mazzucco, courtesy of EMI)