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Title The book of klezmer [electronic resource] : the history, the music, the folklore / Yale Strom.
Author Strom, Yale.
Publication Chicago, Ill. : A Cappella, [2002]
Copyright date ©2002
Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 381 pages) : illustrations
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System Req Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 363-369), discography (p. 371-374), and index.
Contents From King David to Duvid the Klezmer -- From the Enlightenment to the Holocaust -- Klezmer in the new world: 1880-1960 -- From Zev to Zorn: the masters of culture -- Klezmer memories in the memorial books -- Klezmer slang -- Klezmer tunes.
Summary Klezmer is Yiddish music, the music of the Jews of Europe and America, a music of laughter and tears, of weddings and festivals, of dancing and prayer. Born in the Middle Ages, it came of age in the shtetl (the Eastern European Jewish country town), where "a wedding without klezmer is worse than a funeral without tears." Most of the European klezmorim (klezmer players) were murdered in the Holocaust; in the last 25 years, however, klezmer has been reborn, with dozens of groups, often mixing klezmer with jazz or rock, gaining large followings throughout the world.The Book of Klezmer traces the.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
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Subject Klezmer music -- History and criticism.
Jews -- Music -- History and criticism.
MUSIC -- Ethnic.
MUSIC -- Genres & Styles -- Folk & Traditional.
MUSIC / Ethnic.
Jews -- Music. (OCoLC)fst00983314
Klezmer music. (OCoLC)fst00988020
Genre Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc.
Related To Print version: Strom, Yale. Book of klezmer. 1st ed. Chicago, Ill. : A Cappella, c2002 1556524455 (DLC) 2002002701 (OCoLC)49225318
ISBN 9781613741375 (electronic bk.)
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