Revenge of the Stuttering Child

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All Music Guide - Joslyn Layne
This release presents the collaboration of Elliot Sharp with Iraqi-born Jewish poet Ronny Someck. Accompanied one at a time by other musicians, including Anthony Coleman and two of the Parkins sisters, Someck performs readings of his poems, all of which are in Hebrew except one, which is in English and Arabic. Thankfully, translations of the poems are included in the liner notes, for Someck writes with excellent concrete imagery of real day-to-day life. Revenge of the Stuttering Child is a low-key, enriching listen.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Joslyn Layne
This release presents the collaboration of Elliot Sharp with Iraqi-born Jewish poet Ronny Someck. Accompanied one at a time by other musicians, including Anthony Coleman and two of the Parkins sisters, Someck performs readings of his poems, all of which are in Hebrew except one, which is in English and Arabic. Thankfully, translations of the poems are included in the liner notes, for Someck writes with excellent concrete imagery of real day-to-day life. Revenge of the Stuttering Child is a low-key, enriching listen.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/21/1997
  • Label: Tzadik
  • UPC: 702397711728
  • Catalog Number: 7117
  • Sales rank: 261,990

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Ronny Someck Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Vocals, Readings
Elliott Sharp Guitar, Mandolin, Bass Clarinet, Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Mandocello, Electric Mando Cello
Anthony Coleman Piano
Zeena Parkins Accordion
Seido Salifoski Dumbek, Percussion
Margaret Parkins Cello
Ahmed El-Motassem Vocals, Readings, Spoken Word
Ronny Someck Spoken Word
Technical Credits
Elliott Sharp Producer, Audio Production
Kazunori Sugiyama Producer
Allan Tucker Mastering
John Zorn Producer, Executive Producer
Ronny Someck Poetry
Eric Drooker Artwork
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