Friday, 18 April, 2008

Mystic Fugu Orchestra - Zohar (1995)

"From the inventive minds of John Zorn and Yamantaka Eye comes an intimate and highly original duo project inspired by historical recordings of ancient Judaica. The Mystic Fugu Orchestra masquerades as "newly discovered" recordings from the Mystical tradition of Kabbalah - paralleling 14th century author Moses de Leon's original presentation of of his Kabbalistic classic "The Zohar" or "Book of Splendors" as having been discovered by him and actually written by Rabbi Simeon ben Yohai centuries before. Humorous, touching, traditional, irreverent, perplexing, soulful. A sound that could only come about with years of friendship, empathy and collaboration, The Mystic Fugu Orchestra will surprise and delight you as yet another unusual direction in music from these two masters of the unexpected." Tzadik Press Release

1. Alef
2. Book of Splendors
3. Frog Doyna
4. The Dybbuk
5. 2000 Years
6. Goniff Dance
7. Rov Nova
8. Zayin

Rav Yechida - Voice
Rav Tzizit - Harmonium



Anonymous said...

Very disappointing

Eternal Leathers said...

Very ambient

Wally said...

Thanks for some great posts here BJ, but this isn't one of them.
Very crap I would say.

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