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Title:
American Klezmer : its roots and offshoots
Author:
Slobin, Mark.
Publication Information:
Berkeley : University of California Press, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
vii, 245 pages : illustrations, music ; 23 cm
General Note:
"Most of the contributions to this volume began at the first Klezmer Research Conference, held at Wesleyan University in 1996"--Introd.
Language:
English
Contents:
American Klezmer: a brief history / Hankus Netsky -- Klezmer-Ioshn: the language of Jewish folk musicians / Robert A. Rothstein -- Di Rushishe progresiv Muzikal Yunyoun No. 1 fun Americke : the first Klezemer Union in America / James Leoffler -- The Klezmer in Jewish Philadelphia, 1915-70 / Hankus Netsky -- "All my life a musician": Ben Bazyler, a European Klezmer in America / Michael Alpert -- Bulgărescă, Bulgarish, Bulgar: the transformation of the Klezmer dance genre / Walter Zec Feldman -- Sounds and sensibility / Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett -- KlezKamp and the rise of Yiddish cultural literacy / Henry Sapoznik -- Newish, not Jewish: a tale of two bands / Marion Jacobson -- An insider's view: how we traveled from obscurity to the Klezmer establishment in twenty years / Frank London -- Why we do this anyway: Klezmer as Jewish youth subculture / Alicia Svigals.
Reading Level:
1520 Lexile.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780520227170

9780520227187
Format :
Book

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