Composer sets Talmud study to music

The marvellous Israeli composer Andre Hajdu, who died at the beginning of this month, was a devout and learned man who saw no contradiction between his religious immersion and his advanced musical ideas.

In this clip from a TV documentary, he takes a familiar passages from the Talmud and works it through with his music students.

Yeshiva was never this much fun.

Music starts at 0:58.

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    • But he shortly died afterwards of Bhuddism (reaching-out for a heavvy tome on that religion standing on a ladder in his library, and falling-down).

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