The Israeli Band Bringing Ancient Hebrew Poetry to the World

October 6, 2020 | Talya Solan and Yonnie Dror
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Drawing on the Jewish musical traditions of the Mediterranean and Middle East, Israel’s Yamma Ensemble scored its runaway hit with a performance of Psalm 104 that has garnered some 5.8 million views on YouTube, bringing in listeners from around the world. Talya Solan, the band’s lead singer, and Yonnie Dror, who plays various traditional and Western wind instruments, discuss their music in an interview by Amanda Borschel-Dan. (Audio, 25 minutes.)

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