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0:00 - Introduction 0:35 - Pavel Explains His Two Names, Pavel Lion and Psoy Korolenko

Keywords: art name; Bessarabia; Christianity; Coptic Church; family background; names; Nikolai Ivanovich Liban; pseudonyms; Psoy Korolenko; Russian culture; Russian history; Saint Psoy; Vladimir Korolenko

10:35 - Pavel Describes His Family Background

Keywords: cholera; Communist Party; family background; family history; grandfather; grandparents; heritage; Moscow, Russia; orphanages; Pale of Settlement; parents; pogroms; Poltava, Ukraine; roots; Yiddishists

14:32 - Pavel Recalls Important Features of His Childhood

Keywords: 1960s; animals; cats; childhood; détente; dogs; France; French language; grandfather; grandmother; interpreters; Jewishness; klezmer; Moscow, Russia; music; Novosti Press Agency; pets; Soviet Union; Switzerland; translation; translators; University of Paris; USSR; Yiddish language; Yiddishkayt; Yiddishkeit; yidishkayt; yidishkeyt; Yves Montand

22:14 - Pavel Remembers Discovering His Jewish Identity

Keywords: adolescence; anti-Semitism; antisemitism; childhood; Jewish community; Jewish culture; Jewish identity; Judaism; perestroika; popular culture; Russian identity; Soviet Union; the Barry Sisters; USSR; xenophobia; Yiddish culture; Yiddishism

28:09 - Pavel's Impressions of His First KlezFest

Keywords: Adrienne Cooper; Andrey Bredstein; Frank London; Jewish culture; KlezFest; klezmer music; Merlin Shepherd; Michael Alpert; musicians; perestroika; songwriter; Yiddish culture; Yiddish music; Zalmen Mlotek

32:09 - Pavel Describes His Path to Becoming a Musical Artist

Keywords: 1980s; America; childhood; education; humanities; intellectual culture; Jewish studies; JFDP; Jonathan Paretsky; Junior Faculty Development Program; Lawrence, Kansas; musicians; piano; Russian literature and language; singers; songwriters; teachers; Tom Lehrer; U.S.; United States; university; US; Yiddish language

40:35 - Pavel's Use of Language in His Music

Keywords: audiences; composers; Daniel Kahn; English language; French language; klezmer music; languages; musicians; pastiche; postmodernism; Russian culture; Russian language; Russian speakers; singers; songwriters; Yiddish culture; Yiddish language

48:09 - Pavel Discusses His Creative Inspirations 50:21 - Pavel Compares the Klezmer Scene to Other Music Communities 56:16 - Pavel's Thoughts on Performing Artists as Agents of Cultural Transmission 60:46 - Pavel Considers What Attracts Him to Yiddish 63:43 - Pavel's Advice on Entering the Yiddish Music Scene 67:38 - Pavel Sings in Yiddish

Keywords: lullaby; musical artist; musicians; performing artists; Psoy Korolenko; Russian language; Russian music; singing; Yiddish language; Yiddish music; Yiddish song