Klezmer!: Jewish Music from Old World to Our World
In his quest to trace the roots of klezmer, the traditional instrumental music of Yiddish-speaking Jews, author Henry Sapoznik tells a fascinating story of survival against all odds, of a musical legacy so potent it can still be heard. This expanded second edition also includes a CD of klezmer music from Dave Tarras, Andy Statman, Naftule Brandwein, The Klezmatics, and others.
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Inducted into the Russian army during the First World War, Lebedeff was
stationed in the Far East. He and his wife remained there to entertain Red Cross
workers after the Russians pulled out due to the outbreak of the Revolution.60 In
Lebedeff was also an immediate hit in the recording studio. A powerfully resonant
tenor, he was an inveterate ad-libber and tinkerer with others' music. He also
authored his own songs, most notably "Roumania, Roumania," first recorded in ...
Jacobs scored a coup by signing Aaron Lebedeff to star in the show. Lebedeff
was a popular musical-comedy leading man for whom Olshansetsky had penned
a hit song the previous year. And so Tarras met up with the temperamental and ...
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Scholar and musician Sapoznik (The Complete Klezmer) gives us the first complete history of the Jewish band music known as klezmer. Beginning in early 19th-century Poland--with a profile of Michael ... Read full review
In the Beginning
Lebn Zol Columbus
The Golden Age of Yiddish Popular Music
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