... the Ladino word for desire, the passionate yearning for God and for human love, brings ancient Sephardic prayers and love songs sung in Ladino and Hebrew to new, passionate life in a blend of "World Music" style arrangements.
These ancient Ladino songs represent the traditional "soul music" of the Sephardim (the Jews of Spain). Forced to flee the torture, death and persecution of the Spanish Inquisition in the 15th century, the Sephardim found new homes in other Mediterranean and Middle Eastern countries where they were able to preserve their Ladino language and culture and find expression in these haunting spiritual songs and romantic ballads ...
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