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Klezmer! : Jewish music from Old World to our world

Klezmer! : Jewish music from Old World to our world

Author: Henry Sapoznik
Publisher: New York : Schirmer Trade Books : Exclusive distributors, Music Sales Corp., ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD audio : Music   Sound Recording : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Klezmer music
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Music, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Sapoznik
ISBN: 0825673240 9780825673245
OCLC Number: 60515057
Description: xvi, 303 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: In the beginning. The European roots of Klezmer music: Da capo ; The vocal tradition of instrumental music ; Constantinople: The Vienna of the Balkans ; From Shtetl to stage ; Marching songs ; Rovne: Musical capital of Volhynia --
Lebu Zol Columbus. Yiddish music in the New World: "I landed and became a Vaudeville musician" ; The rise of Yiddish popular culture ; Broadsides, sheets, 78s --
The golden age of Yiddish popular music: of artists and repertoire ; The rise of the modern Klezmer ensemble ; George Gershwin and Jewish jazz --
Yiddish melodies in swing: 1930s to 1940s: "Af Der Luft": Radio to the rescue ; A miss and a hit ; Playing American ; The sound in Europe ; Yidl Mitn Fidl: Jewish music onscreen --
Twistin' the Freilachs: Borscht belters --
From the Catskill Mountains to the Blue Ridge Mountains (and back!): CETA: The Woodstock-era WPA ; Generation to generation: finding the veteran players ; Klezmer pilgrimage ; Der Yiddisher caravan: Klezmer music on the road ; Hollywood in Brooklyn: chosen for The Chosen and Over the Brooklyn Bridge. The Revival: Klezmer goes to college: The Klezmer Conservatory ; YIVOs cultural reclamation ; Klezmer rejoins the club ; Kapelye does Germany ; KlezKamp: the Yiddish folk arts program ; The Klezmer documentaries ; South of the border: Kapelye in Mexico --
The future for a music with a past: by any other name ; The emergence of orthodox, conservative, and reform Klezmer ; The Holocaust recordings ; Yiddish radio rides again ; The station that spoke your language ; The Yiddish Sgt. Pepper ; KlezKamp and the rise of the Yiddish Cultural Literacy --
The sound heard 'round the world: the classical world takes note ; The mother tongue, sung ; Old world 1989 ; Yiddish at the Smithsonian ; Rites of passage --
Modes and scales: Melodic and harmonic modes --
Tants nit, Yidelekh: dance music with no dancers: dances and dance rhythms. Compact disc: Nit bay motin --
Ato Yozarto --
Mayofus --
Doina --
Palesteena --
Di grine kuzine --
Firn di mekhutonim aheym --
Di Hasidim furn tsum Rebin --
Kale bazetzns un a freylekhs --
Der freylekher Rumeyner --
Di rayze nukh Amerika --
Mazl in libe --
The bridegroom special --
Dem nayem sher --
Rumanian fantasy --
Voliner Bulgar --
A freylekhn nakht in Gan Eydn --
Chicken --
Sher --
Sidneys' Eygene Bulgars --
Man in a hat --
Responsibility: Henry Sapoznik.
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