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2006 concert in the Vienna Stadttempel.
June 3, 1957 |
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Shmuel Barzilai (born June 3, 1957, born in Jerusalem, Israel), is the chief cantor of the Israelitische Kultusgemeinde Wien. Barzilai has a lyrical tenor voice, and studied under cantor Moshe Stern in the Tel Aviv Institute for Cantorial Art. He was in the first graduating class of the Institute, which was established under former Tel Aviv mayor Shlomo Lahat. Barzilai has served as the chief cantor in Vienna since 1992, and frequently tours throughout Europe.
- "Das Lied der Lieder; Festgesänge des Wiener Stadttempels", Jüdisches Museum Wien, ÖRF (1993)
- "Schir Zion" (composed by Salomon Sulzer), Jüdisches Museum Wien, ORF (1996)
- "Best Chasidic" (1996)
- "Live in Concert: אב הרחמים"
- "Shalom" (1999; with Hanan Bar Sela (חנן בַּר סלע), Arie Braun (אריה בְּראון); jacket design by Dvora Barzilai
- "Wiener Sängerknaben & Oberkantor Shmuel Barzilai", ORF (2000)
- "The Symphony of Prayer; סימְפוֹניה שֶׁל תְפילה", ORF (2003; conducting by Elli Jaffe)
- "Die Kantilationen des Oberkantors Abraham Daniel Adler (1916-2003)" ("Cantillation of Abraham D. Adler"), Martin Czernin (editor), with Christina Haydn-Koch/Robert Singer, Thomas Dombrowski; Peter Lang, Frankfurt (July 2006), ISBN 3-631-38947-7
- Musik und Ekstase (Hitlahavut) im Chassidismus ("Music and Ecstasy (Hebrew: הִתְלַהֲבוּת) in Hassidism"); Peter Lang, Frankfurt (August 2007); ISBN 3-631-55666-7
- Music as The Drive and Manifestation of Chassidic Ecstasy (Hitlahavut); From Hebrew: Byron Translations - Seree (Cohen) Zohar; (Israel, January 2009)
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