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The most musical nation : Jews and culture in the late Russian empire

Author: James Benjamin Loeffler
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2010
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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No image of prerevolutionary Russian Jewish life is more iconic than the fiddler on the roof. This book offers an insightful perspective on the emergence of Russian Jewish culture and identity.

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Most musical nation.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009046398
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Benjamin Loeffler
ISBN: 9780300137132 0300137133 9780300162943 0300162944
OCLC Number: 897113285
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 274 p.)
Contents: Emancipating sounds : Anton Rubinstein and the rise of the Russian Jewish musician --
National voices, imperial echoes : Joel Engel and the Russian Jewish musical fin de siècle --
The most musical nation : the birth of the Society for Jewish Folk Music --
Frozen folk songs : modern Jewish culture between art and commerce --
The neighbors' melodies : the politics of music in war and revolution
Responsibility: James Loeffler

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