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New York Klezmer in the Early Twentieth Century - The Music of Naftule Brandwein and Dave Tarras
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New York Klezmer in the Early Twentieth Century - The Music of Naftule Brandwein and Dave Tarras (Hardback)

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Since the 1970s, klezmer music has become one of the most popular world music genres, at the same time influencing musical styles as diverse as indie rock, avant-garde jazz, and contemporary art music. Klezmer is the celebratory instrumental music that developed in the Jewish communities of eastern Europe over the course of centuries and was performed especially at weddings. Brought to North America in the immigration wave in the late nineteenth century, klezmer thrived and developed in the Yiddish-speaking communities of New York and other cities during the period 1880-1950.



No two musicians represent New York klezmer more than clarinetists Naftule Brandwein (1884-1963) and Dave Tarras (1897-1989). Born in eastern Europe to respected klezmer families, both musicians had successful careers as performers and recording artists in New York. Their legacy has had an enduring impact and helped to spur the revival of klezmer since the 1970s.



Using their iconic recordings as a case study, New York Klezmer in the Early Twentieth Century looks at the inner workings of klezmer dance music, from its compositional aspects to the minutiae of style. Making use of historical and ethnographic sources, the book places the music within a larger social and cultural context stretching from eastern Europe of the nineteenth century to the United States of the present.



JOEL E. RUBIN is Associate Professor of Music at the University of Virginia and an acclaimed performer of traditional klezmer music.

Music & DanceMusic BooksMusic: styles & genresSacred & religious music Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd Publication Date: 20/08/2020 ISBN-13: 9781580465984  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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