Tuesday, September 13, 2005

Let Us Rejoice

The Milken Archive of American Jewish Music is an international undertaking to record, preserve and distribute a vast cross-section, comprising hundreds of outstanding pieces of American Jewish music from the past 350 years. The Milken Archive recordings include the participation of some of the world's leading musical figures, including; Sir Neville Mariner and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Conductors Gerard Schwarz, Yoel Levi, Joseph Silverstein and others In addition to its recording program, the Milken Archive has videotaped more than 100 oral histories of composers, conductors and performers; is commissioning a comprehensive history of American Jewish music; and is assembling an extensive collection of memorabilia. When completed, the Milken Archive will comprise the largest collection of American Jewish music ever recorded.


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