00:51

 Begin Sweet World 

Bill Douglas

Richard Stoltzman et al

BEGIN SWEET WORLD

   -  RCA 1-7124

 

03:55

Piano Improvisations on "Happy Birthday"

after Bach's

John Bayless

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BACH!    

   -  Pro Arte 210

 

04:45

 Forgetting

("Bravery. Honesty. Compassion. Generosity.") 

Philip Glass/Laurie Anderson

Linda Ronstadt, vocals; The Roches, Backing Vocals; The Kronos String Quartet

SONGS FROM LIQUID DAYS  

   -  CBS 39564

 

 

09:19

Pachelbel's Waltz 

 

No Strings Attached

COFFEE AT MIDNIGHT

   -  Turquoise Records 5070

 

10:43

Keep in Mind You are Loved

 

Jane Voss

Rosy's Bar & Grill

ROSY'S BAR & GRILL

   -  Biscuit City Records (1979, LP)

 

13:32

Feet of a Dancer

 

 

Maura O'Connell

JUST IN TIME

   -  Philo 1124

 

17:02

 Begin Sweet World 

Bill Douglas

Richard Stoltzman et al

BEGIN SWEET WORLD

   -  RCA 1-7124

 

17:45

Crossing the Border

 

Si Kahn

Rude Girls

MIXED MESSAGES

   -  Flying Fish 70511

 

21:04

Myriam & Esther

 

Phranc

Phranc

I ENJOY BEING A GIRL

   -  Island Records 91259

 

22:31

Jacob and Eva

Jon Gailmor

Jon Gailmor

GENERATIONS

   -  Green Linnet 1082

 

25:08

Mi Sheoso Nisim 

Traditional Jewish

Cantor Berely Chagy

YOU CAN TELL THE WORLD ABOUT THIS:  CLASSIC ETHNIC RECORDINGS FROM THE 1920'S                             

   -  Morning Star/Shanachie 45006 (LP)

 

26:24

Legnala Rodne 

Traditional Macedonian

Stanley Greenthal, guitar

ALL ROADS

   -  Madrona Ring 002 (Seattle, WA)

 

28:15

 Begin Sweet World 

Bill Douglas

Richard Stoltzman et al

BEGIN SWEET WORLD

   -  RCA 1-7124

 

29:27

It's Just the Motion

Richard Thompson

Richard & Linda Thompson

SHOOT OUT THE LIGHTS         

   -  Hannibal 1303

 

34:27

It Don't Bring You (Love, if you don't love)

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Mary Chapin Carpenter et al

STATE OF THE HEART

   -  Columbia 44228

 

39:49

The Backbiter

 

John Cephas & Phil Wiggins

FLIP, FLOP & FLY                             

   -  Flying Fish 70580

 

41:59*

Breathing Songs from a Turning Sky:  Ten Meditations on the Kabala

Janice Giteck

New Performance Group

JANICE GITECK

   -  Mode Records 14

 

44:21

Ramon  ("If you see a man who's broken....")

Laurie Anderson

Laurie Anderson et al

STRANGE ANGELS       

   -  Warner Bros. 25900

 

49:38*

Breathing Songs from a Turning Sky:  Ten Meditations on the Kabala

Janice Giteck

New Performance Group

JANICE GITECK

   -  Mode Records 14

 

50:30

 Begin Sweet World 

Bill Douglas

Richard Stoltzman

BEGIN SWEET WORLD

   -  RCA 1-7124

 

51:00*

Breathing Songs from a Turning Sky:  Ten Meditations on the Kabala

Janice Giteck

New Performance Group

JANICE GITECK

   -  Mode Records 14

 

52:20

Deliver Me

Robin Holcomb

Robin Holcomb

ROBIN HOLCOME

  -  Elektra 60983

 

55:49

 Begin Sweet World 

Bill Douglas

Richard Stoltzman et al

BEGIN SWEET WORLD

   -  RCA 1-7124

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

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Rabbi Harold Kushner (no relation!) is Rabbi Laureate of Temple Israel of Natick, Massachusetts, after serving there as Rabbi for 24 years.  He is the author of WHEN BAD THINGS HAPPEN TO GOOD PEOPLE and numerous other books including TO LIFE! A CELEBRATION OF JEWISH BEING AND THINKING and his latest, How Good Do We Have To Be?  A New Understanding of Guilt and Forgiveness (Little, Brown & Co.)

 

Rabbi Barbara Penzner is a graduate of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Philadelphia.  She is the Rabbi at Temple Hillel B'nai Torah

in West Roxbury, Boston, where she lives with her husband and daughter.

 

Joel Rosenberg is a poet, translator, and scholar living in the Boston area--he teaches Judaic Studies and World Literature at Tufts University.  He is the translator of Kol Haneshamah, a new Sabbath and Festival Prayer Book.  His poetry and articles appear in various publications, including VOICES WITHIN THE ARK:  THE MODERN JEWISH POETS;  BACK TO THE SOURCES: READING THE CLASSIC JEWISH TEXTS; THE

LITERARY GUIDE TO THE BIBLE; and THE HARPER-COLLINS STUDY BIBLE.