WELCOME to Lenka's store. 12 albums to choose from. You can shop here or buy through CD Baby,  Amazon, or iTunes.  To hear the  music and for downloads, please scroll further down. 

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Embrace
  • Embrace
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Lenka's latest labum that is already collecting rave reviews (see Press). Released at Toronto's Glenn Gould Studio in 2013. Original songs and 2 arrangements of traditional material. Co-produced with Alan Hetherington. Fray band - Toronto's top world musicians and fantastic international guest musicians.

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Songs for the Breathing Walls
  • Songs for the Breathing Walls
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17 recordings of sacred songs, many by Toronto composers including 3 by Lenka Lichtenberg. Virtuosic performances by artists from 6 countries. Recorded live in 12 Czech and Moravian synagogues. An exquisite 32-page booklet with stunning photographs by Romana Rysava includes brief history of each synagogue and the Jewish community that had bulit it. NOTE: This edition, released in November, 2012, is in English, with prayer titles in Hebrew. Look under "projects" tab for much more info.

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Pisne pro dychajici steny/Songs for the Breathing Walls. Knizecka  cesky a anglicky.
  • Pisne pro dychajici steny/Songs for the Breathing Walls. Knizecka  cesky a anglicky.
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Toto vydani obsahuje 32-strannou pruvodni knizecku napul v cestine, zahrnujici strucnou historii 12 ceskych a moravskych synagog, kde byl projekt natocen, jakoz i nadherne fotografie Romany Rysave. 17 posvatnych pisni s prevazne soudobou hudbou, komponovanou ci aranzovanou Lenkou Lichtenberg.  Vyslo 1. cervna 2012. 
An exquisite 32-page booklet with stunning photographs by Romana Rysava. 12 synagogues, 17 recordings of sacred songs, many by Toronto composers including 3 by Lenka Lichtenberg. Virtuosic performances by artists from 6 countries. Booklet in Czech and English includes brief history of each synagogue and the Jewish community that had bulit it. This edition released June 1, 2012.

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Fray
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Award-winning album of original songs, arrangements in Yiddish and English. Released in 2010. For much more about Fray, please look under the "PROJECTS" tab, and look for Fray and Embrace (same band :-)

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Pashtes [simplicity]
  • Pashtes [simplicity]
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The evocative verse of acclaimed poet, Simcha Simchovitch, is married to Lenka Lichtenberg's original music. Classical guitarist Brian Katz provides arrangements and co-produces album with Lichtenberg. Recorded with Canada Council for the Arts "Special Recording Grant". 2006.

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Open the Gate
  • Open the Gate
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12 original songs in English and French. Produced by Levon Ichkhanian. The recording was made possible through the Assistance of the Canada Music Fund and the Music Section of the Canada Council for the Arts.  2003.

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Deep Inside
  • Deep Inside
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Half original songs in English, half luscious arrangements of traditional Yiddish songs. Produced by Ken Whiteley. Recorded with the assistance of FACTOR. 1999.

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Sheynville Express
  • Sheynville Express
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Sisters of Sheynville: album of Yiddish swing and traditional songs. Several key arrangements by Lenka Lichtenberg, notably Sheyn vi di levone, Di grine kuzine. Produced by Eric Stein. 2007. 

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For a limited time, you can choose to buy from Lenka directly on this page, both downloads and physical CDs for all eight albums to-date, at a lower price than through distributors. Shipping within 48 hours (please check shipping times through distributors; times vary widely). Lenka's first two albums, Deep Inside and Open the Gate, are available only from this site.

NOTE: customers in Czech Republic:  to buy from Czech distributor in local currency, please go to this page (cesky!)  Cesti pratele zakaznici- prosim navstive tuto stranku: cesky!

ALBUM DOWNLOADS THROUGH THIS STORE:

Live in America, Yiddish Journey, Lullabies from Exile  - coming soon
At this point, you can download  those albums through my band camp or on iTunes and Amazon, links above. 

EMBRACE DOWNLOAD

EMBRACE

lenka lichtenberg & fray

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Nominated for 2013 Canadian Folk Music Award, World Solo Artist of the Year, Lenka's latest album is already collecting rave reviews: "...outstanding new production… effective song writing and unaffected vocals, as well as very effective yet unfussy, lush-sounding, instrumentation... crystalline singing... superb performances by Lichtenberg’s band, Fray, and guest musicians…" (Andrew Timar, The WholeNote) - see "Press for more. Released in 2013 at Toronto's Glenn Gould Studio. Nine original songs and two arrangements of traditional material, in English, Yiddish, Hebrew, often with "world fusion" or world jazz elements. Co-produced with Alan Hetherington. Features Fray band - Toronto's top world musicians- and outstanding international guest musicians.

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  1. 1 Raise a Cup of Joy 04:05
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  2. 2 Peace is the Only Way 04:24
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  3. 3 vayn fun lebn 04:53
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  4. 4 Open My Eyes 05:06
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  5. 5 Pigeons in Paris 03:20
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  6. 6 Perfume Road 07:09
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  7. 7 Shnirele Perele 04:43
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  8. 8 Aleynu 04:33
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  9. 9 Danse Suite Macabre 04:15
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  10. 10 Tumbalalaika 02:58
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  11. 11 2010 03:34
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FRAY DOWNLOAD

Fray

lenka lichtenberg

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Lenka's fourth album was nominated for the 2011 Canadian Folk Music Awards (World Music Artist of the Year, solo). Recorded in Prague and Toronto. Songs in Yiddish and English, mostly Lenka's compositions (9) and arrangements. World music vibe with tabla, oud, pandeiro, qanun and ney, as well as more traditional instruments, guitar, violin, clarinet. Co-produced with Alan Hetherington. Alexis Basque (cornet); Kevin Fox (violoncello); John Gzowski (guitars, oud, bouzouki); Alan Hetherington (pandeiro, drums, percussion); George Koller (bass); Ravi Naimpally (tabla, darbuka); Tomas Liska (bass); Kinneret KiKi Sagee (clarinet); Alexander Shonert (violin); Ernie Tollar (ney, bansouri, soprano sax).

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  2. 2 Es khlipen di malokhim (Weeping Angels) 04:44 Your price

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  3. 3 Hey, tsigelekh (Hey, Little Goats) 04:55 Your price

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  4. 4 Eybik (Eternal) 03:30
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  5. 5 Dancing on the Titanic 05:29
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  6. 6 Nje Buditche (Don't Wake Me Up) 04:08
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  7. 7 A Kol (A Voice) 04:10
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  8. 8 A lid vet farblaybn (A Song Will Remain) 04:26 Lyrics
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  9. 9 Teg Mayne (My Days) 04:00 Lyrics
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  10. 10 The Golden Peacock 03:37 Lyrics
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  11. 11 Tsar fun Yiddish (Sorrow of Yiddish) 03:45
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  12. 12 Arum Dem Fayer (Around the Fire) 03:35
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  13. 13 In Torbe Funem Vint (In the Sack of the Wind) 03:29
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  14. 14 Lider fun Loyb (Songs of Praise) 03:04
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PASHTES DOWNLOAD

Pashtes [simplicity]

Lenka Lichtenberg & Brian Katz

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New Yiddish music. Poems by Simcha Simchovitch set to music by Lenka Lichtenberg. Arrangements Brian Katz and Lenka Lichtenberg. Produced by Lenka and Brian. 2006. Critically acclaimed, with airplay on world music stations around the world.

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  2. 2 pashtes 03:36 Info
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  3. 3 zing 03:31 Lyrics
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  4. 4 Moris Rosenfeld 04:46 Info
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  5. 5 tsum kval 04:09 Info
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  6. 6 di gortn-parti 02:55 Info
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  7. 7 kalkute 04:28 Info
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  8. 8 yo, ikh gloyb! 03:15 Info
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  9. 9 mayn lid 03:00 Info
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  10. 10 a lid vet farblaybn 07:39 Info
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SONGS FOR THE BREATHING WALLS DOWNLOAD

Songs for the Breathing Walls

lenka lichtenberg

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Winner: 2012 Canadian Folk Music Awards - Traditional Singer of the Year. Recorded live in 12 Czech and Moravian synagogues, 72 minutes of music, 17 songs. With: Yair Dalal, Christian Dawid, David Doruzka, Peter Gyori, Alan Hetherington, Anwar Khurshid, Ravi Naimpally, Zita Petrak, Tomas Reindl, Alexander Shonert, Rasto Uhrik. PDF liner notes (32-page booklet), including photos, now available. NOTE: Songs for the Breathing Walls is a project bringing together music, and the history of places and communities. The music, while powerful, on its own tells only a half of the story. If you can, buy the CD with the booklet. See the Breathing Walls page for more...(under tab "Projects"). Funded partially through crowd-funding.

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  1. 1 El Mi Migoaley Dam Etzak 05:49 Info
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  2. 2 Adonai, Mah Adam? 03:40 Info
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  3. 3 Shiviti Adonai 04:11 Info
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  4. 4 Zochrenu Lechayim 04:41 Info
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  5. 5 Ki Eleicha 03:09 Info
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  6. 6 Maoz Tsur 05:46 Info
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  7. 7 Adon Olam 05:59 Info
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  8. 8 Kadeshenu 04:13 Info
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  9. 9 Dodi Li 04:07 Info
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  10. 10 Psalm 23 04:17 Info
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  11. 11 Aleynu 02:51 Info
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  12. 12 Esa Eynay 04:05 Info
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  13. 13 Avinu Malkenu 04:48 Info
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  14. 14 Haneshama Lach 03:06 Info
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  15. 15 Hashkivenu 02:49 Info
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  16. 16 Dremlen Feygl 04:05 Info
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  17. 17 El Maley Rachamim 03:50 Info
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BRIDGES LIVE DOWNLOAD

Bridges: Live at Lula lounge

Lenka Lichtenberg & Roula Said

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Live album recorded at Toronto's Lula Lounge in April, 2011. Chris Gartner, bass; John Gzowski, oud, guitars; Alan Hetherington, pandeiro, percussion, drums; Lenka Lichtenberg, vocals, hand drum, co-leader; Ravi Naimpally, tabla; Kinneret KiKi Sagee, clarinet; Roula Said, vocals, darbuka, qanun, dance; Ernie Tollar, ney, bansouri, sax. Released: March 2012.

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  1. 1 Peace is the Only Way (Bridges version) 05:38 Info
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  2. 2 Wedding Songs 03:49 Info
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  3. 3 Eybik (Bridges Live version) 03:51 Info
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  4. 4 Nujum 05:34 Info
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  5. 5 Asfur 05:13 Info
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  6. 6 Lider fun loyb: Live Version 03:07 Info
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  7. 7 Salle w-sallem 04:15 Info
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  8. 8 Shnirele Perele (Bridges Version) 05:21 Info
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OPEN THE GATE DOWNLOAD

Open the Gate / ouvre la porte

lenka lichtenberg

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Original songs in English and some French. Lyrics and Music by Lenka Lichtenberg. Released in 2003. Produced by Levon Ichkhanian.

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  1. 1 Open the Gate 04:48 Info
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  2. 2 Wings of Eagles 03:43 Info
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  3. 3 Yaba-Daba-Dah 03:26
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  4. 4 Zol Zayn 03:50 Info
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  5. 5 Bohemia 04:58 Info
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  6. 6 I Still Believe 04:18 Info
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  7. 7 Espoir 03:22 Info
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  8. 8 Turn the Page 04:21 Info
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  9. 9 The Bridge 03:51 Info
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  10. 10 mp3 04:31 Info
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  11. 11 War 04:10 Info
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  12. 12 Line in the Sand 03:31 Info
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