In the Sack of the Wind

In the Sack of the Wind

Film by Benny Ferdman, performed by Michael Alpert (vocals, spoken voice, guitar) and Julian Kytasty (vocals, flute, bandura). Created and Presented January 2011 for "Celebrating Sutzkever," a conference at the American Jewish University, Los Angeles, honoring poet Avram Sutzkever's life and work in commemoration of his death in 2010. Music: "Elli" by Julian Kytasty with Michael Alpert (copyright Kytasty/Alpert 2010, all rights reserved); "A Shpay in Yam." Music & lyrics by Michael Alpert (copyright 2006 Michael Alpert, all rights reserved, published by Pinorrek Music, GmbH, Hamburg, Germany - GEMA); "Lydia." By Julian Kytasty with Michael Alpert, copyright Kytasty/Alpert 2010, all rights reserved). Video editing by Jacob Ferdman. Poem read in Yiddish by Michael Alpert.