Artists put their stamps on Israeli folk tradition
On the second floor of a large private home in Livingston, a sound engineer named Dave Richards sits in front of a computer and racks of high-tech audio gear. Standing over his shoulder, producer Greg Wall joins him in listening to a piece of folk music written by Jewish immigrants to Palestine’s yishuv early in the 20th century and recorded by 21st-century musicians with electric instruments and voices blending in harmony.

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