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Re: Jewish Music (New CDs, hock, and opinions)
« Reply #2730 on: April 06, 2021, 11:34:26 AM »
Benny Friedman - Whispers of the Heart
I didn't hear any. Any recommendations - should I try to first one, or the new one? Which has a better song selection?


I focus a lot on song selection for these albums, as it's terribly boring to listen to accapella of a song you don't really enjoy.

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Re: Jewish Music (New CDs, hock, and opinions)
« Reply #2731 on: April 06, 2021, 11:40:11 AM »
I didn't hear any. Any recommendations - should I try to first one, or the new one? Which has a better song selection?


I focus a lot on song selection for these albums, as it's terribly boring to listen to accapella of a song you don't really enjoy.
I've only heard the first. Like it a lot! Will prob get the second this year :)
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Re: Jewish Music (New CDs, hock, and opinions)
« Reply #2732 on: April 06, 2021, 11:43:37 AM »
I've only heard the first. Like it a lot! Will prob get the second this year :)
I'll check them out, thanks.


One new album that I just bought is Yitzy Bald's NYBC Cantata. It's accapella of Cantata songs that he composed over the years for Camp Aguda. Many of them appeared (with music) on his first NYBC album.

I love the songs, and the harmonies are pretty good. It features Ari Goldwag, which gives the album a little Goldwag feel. Not a bad thing, but I have many of Goldwag's Soul accapella albums, so it can be a little boring to hear his voice so much. Otherwise, first impression is that it's a solid album with great slow songs.

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Re: Jewish Music (New CDs, hock, and opinions)
« Reply #2733 on: April 06, 2021, 11:45:30 AM »
I'll check them out, thanks.


One new album that I just bought is Yitzy Bald's NYBC Cantata. It's accapella of Cantata songs that he composed over the years for Camp Aguda. Many of them appeared (with music) on his first NYBC album.

I love the songs, and the harmonies are pretty good. It features Ari Goldwag, which gives the album a little Goldwag feel. Not a bad thing, but I have many of Goldwag's Soul accapella albums, so it can be a little boring to hear his voice so much. Otherwise, first impression is that it's a solid album with great slow songs.
Good to know!
I just listened to Whispers 2 sampler and it's really nice. I'd choose based on which songs you want (or buy both :) )

They are both on amazon music if you have no rush credits...
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Re: Jewish Music (New CDs, hock, and opinions)
« Reply #2734 on: April 06, 2021, 01:12:31 PM »
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Re: Jewish Music (New CDs, hock, and opinions)
« Reply #2735 on: April 06, 2021, 01:15:30 PM »
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Re: Jewish Music (New CDs, hock, and opinions)
« Reply #2736 on: April 06, 2021, 05:35:06 PM »
Good to know!
I just listened to Whispers 2 sampler and it's really nice. I'd choose based on which songs you want (or buy both :) )

They are both on amazon music if you have no rush credits...
#2 is available on Youtube Music as well.

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Re: Jewish Music (New CDs, hock, and opinions)
« Reply #2737 on: April 06, 2021, 05:46:25 PM »
I didn't hear any. Any recommendations - should I try to first one, or the new one? Which has a better song selection?


I focus a lot on song selection for these albums, as it's terribly boring to listen to accapella of a song you don't really enjoy.
I have listened to #1 tens if not hundreds of times. Gone through #2 a good few times over the last few days. For me #1 is the winner but let's say it's 12/10 and #2 is 10/10. Both on Spotify.
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Re: Jewish Music (New CDs, hock, and opinions)
« Reply #2738 on: April 06, 2021, 10:20:09 PM »
BUMP
I'm waiting for them to make an "Around the Campfire - Non Crackling Addition"
Whispers are great. Not a big fan of AGs albums.

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Re: Jewish Music (New CDs, hock, and opinions)
« Reply #2739 on: April 07, 2021, 07:12:33 PM »
IMHO Benny Friedmans greatest vocals ever is on Whispers 2 heart.

so heartfelt.

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Re: Jewish Music (New CDs, hock, and opinions)
« Reply #2740 on: April 11, 2021, 08:15:25 AM »
I didn't hear any. Any recommendations - should I try to first one, or the new one? Which has a better song selection?


I focus a lot on song selection for these albums, as it's terribly boring to listen to accapella of a song you don't really enjoy.

You can check out the song selections and sample them here. They also bundled them at a discount.

https://akumzitzintherain.com/product/benny-friedman-whispers-of-the-heart-2-album-bundle/

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Re: Jewish Music (New CDs, hock, and opinions)
« Reply #2741 on: April 11, 2021, 02:22:59 PM »
IMHO Benny Friedmans greatest vocals ever is on Whispers 2 heart.

so heartfelt.

I enjoyed the first WOTH so much more. I loved the softer (whispering?) approach he took.
On WOTH 2 he is borderline screeching on some of the songs.
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Re: Jewish Music (New CDs, hock, and opinions)
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