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0:00 - Introduction 0:38 - Christian Describes His Family Background and Childhood in Bremen, Germany

Keywords: 1930s; 1940s; artists; Bremen, Germany; childhood; classical music; concerts; contemporary music; Eastern Europe; family background; family history; family vacations; father; folk music; Kaliningrad, Russia; Königsberg, Prussia; mother; music lessons; parents; pastor; public school education; punk music; theater; theatre

4:13 - Christian Describes His Classical Music Education in Bremen, Germany

Keywords: Bremen, Germany; clarinet; classical musician; conservatory; father; Jesus Christ; Jewish community; Jewish culture; Judaism; mentors; music school; musical education; pastor; private music lessons; Protestantism; Russian Jews; teachers

7:48 - Christian's Introduction to Klezmer Music and the Yiddish Music Scene

Keywords: Brave Old World; Central Europe; classical music; dance; German language; German speakers; Giora Feidman; Hebrew vocabulary; Henry Sapoznik; Jewish culture; Klezmer Conservatory Band; klezmer music; klezmer tradition; Michael Wex; music theory; musical education; musicians; performing artists; performing arts; singers; the Klezmatics; The Klezmorim; theater; theatre; world music; writing music; Yiddish language; Yiddish music

18:26 - Christian on Performing For a Diverse Yiddish Community

Keywords: Cracow; cultural diversity; KlezKanada; klezmer music; Klezmer Paris; klezmer scene; Kraków, Poland; London, England; marketing; Montreal, Canada; Montréal, Québec; music festivals; Paris, France; queer Yiddish; radical Yiddish; Saint Petersburg, Russia; St. Petersburg; Yiddish arts; Yiddish community; Yiddish culture; Yiddish music; Yiddish scene; Yiddish Summer Weimar; Yiddishland

23:11 - Christian Shares Some of the Musical Projects in Which He is Involved

Keywords: Arkady Gendler; avant-garde music; Bluer than Blue; experimental music; folk music; Holocaust music; jazz music; Jewish music; klezmer music; konsonans retro band; Moldovan music; music projects; musicians; Paul Brody's Sadawi; performers; Ukrainian brass band; Ukrainian music; visual arts; Yiddish music

30:49 - Christian Explains How He Experiences Yiddishland

Keywords: Brave Old World; contemporary Yiddish culture; German language; languages; linguistic history; linguistics; multilingualism; music festivals; musical arts; polylingualism; Russian language; Song of the Lodz Ghetto; Song of the Łódź Ghetto; Yiddish arts; Yiddish community; Yiddish dance; Yiddish dancing; Yiddish language; Yiddish muisc; Yiddish performers; Yiddish songs; Yiddishland

37:34 - Christian's Experience of Being a Non-Jewish Yiddish Musician

Keywords: cultural difference; cultural identity; ethnic identity; German identity; international community; Jewish audiences; Jewish culture; Jewish events; klezmer music; multicultural community; music; non-Jewish upbringing; non-Jews in Yiddish; religious identity; Song of the Lodz Ghetto; Song of the Łódź Ghetto; Yiddish community; Yiddish culture

47:30 - Christian Discusses the Joys and Challenges of Teaching Klezmer Music

Keywords: cultural difference; folk music; Jewish music; klezmer music; languages; music camps; music teacher; music workshops; musical techniques; non-Jews in Yiddish; teacher; teaching; Yiddish language; Yiddish music

53:22 - Christian's Thoughts on Cultural Revivals and the Value of Creating New Traditions

Keywords: cultural history; cultural memories; cultural memory; cultural movements; diasporic culture; Jewish Diaspora; klezmer music; musical arts; musical traditions; musicians; performing artists; Yiddish arts; Yiddish culture; Yiddish music; Yiddish revival; Yiddishland

58:25 - Christian Describes Germany's Klezmer Revival and Today's International Klezmer Community

Subjects: Ashkenazic culture; avant-garde music; cultural revivals; Eastern European culture; experimental music; German culture; international community; Jewish artists; Jewish culture; klezmer in Europe; klezmer in Germany; klezmer in Kraków, Poland; klezmer in London, England; klezmer music; klezmer revival; klezmer scene; music audiences; musical trends; musicians; traditional music; Weimar, Germany; Yiddish culture; Yiddish music

66:06 - What Christian Has Learned Through Klezmer and His Advice to Aspiring Artists

Keywords: advice; aspiring artists; Dutch language; future generations; German language; Jewish culture; Jewish music; klezmer musicians; linguistics; multilingualism; musical artists; performing artists; polylingualism; Yiddish community; Yiddish culture; Yiddish language; Yiddish music