East vs. West, Religious vs. secular - A cutting-edge composer weighs in
In his new album, Yitzhak Yedid transcends Middle Eastern sound to forge a style of his own.
It’s always intriguing to follow the path of Yitzhak Yedid, an Israeli composer who, unlike so many others, avoids the beaten musical track. From afar, Yedid seems to have something in common with many local composers who, in their search for an essential Israeli sound, focus on the Middle Eastern, Arab-Palestinian components within an Orientalist setting. This affinity with the...
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