Conductor Jiri Mikula - right, soundman Yuval Karin (Pedro) - left, and the composer during work on the recording of Symphony No. 4, after the virtuoso playing of the two ethnic instrumentalists, Eyal Sela and Yinon Muallem had been incorporated (Ramat Hasharon, 2001). Great skill and artistry went into the preparation of the Sound since the delicate ethnic instruments needed to be amplified carefully so as to be heard vis-a-vis the orchestral texture.