Klezmer!: Jewish Music from Old World to Our World

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Schirmer Trade Books, Aug 1, 2011 - Music - 303 pages
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Klezmer! is the fascinating story of survival against the odds, of a musical legacy so potent it can still be heard dispite assimilation and near annihilation. The scratchy, distant sound of the early recordings discovered and studied by Henry Sapoznik have formed a soundtrack for an entirely new generation of performers.

 

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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

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Lebn Zol Columbus
The Golden Age of Yiddish Popular Music
Yiddish Melodies in Swing
Twistin the Freilachs
From the Catskill Mountains to
The Revival
The Future for a Music With a Past
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