Klezmer: Music and Community in Twentieth-Century Philadelphia, with Hankus Netsky
A Live, Online Event Recorded Via Zoom on July 30, 2020
Klezmer: Music and Community in Twentieth-Century Philadelphia provides a lively and detailed overview of the folk musical tradition as practiced in Philadelphia's twentieth-century Jewish community. Through interviews, archival research, and recordings, Hankus Netsky constructs an ethnographic portrait of Philadelphia’s Jewish musicians, the environment they worked in, and the repertoire they performed at local Jewish lifestyle and communal celebrations.
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