32 children’s songs and lullabies in Yiddish, sang by Ruth Levin, a beautiful CD for children and adults.
Hearing the first notes of the guitar at the opening of the CD, we feel ourselves in this warm atmosphere of lullabies, comforting, heartening. Ruth Levin sings, quickly joined by the silk voice of Mendy Cahan. Add to it hands clapping, children laughing, and you find yourself in a warm room heatened by the fireplace, in a shtetl of Bukovina, during a raining evening of fall.
And no need to understand Yiddish to enjoy this CD. With the plethora of guests who sing, play the Irish harp, cello, trombone, piano with the children laughs and the background sounds, this album is a real success.
Joined with a booklet with the lyrics in Yiddish and their translation in English, this CD is a « must-listen » !