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Thumbnail image for The Current Status of Klezmer and Yiddish Music
  • Pete Rushefsky, executive director of the Center for Traditional Music & Dance, outlines the statuses of various kinds of Jewish music in the world today.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Learning Yiddish to Go Deeper Into and Beyond Klezmer
  • Henri Oppenheim, klezmer musician based in Montreal, talks about the role of Yiddish culture in the contemporary klezmer music scene. He felt he had to investigate and learn Yiddish to better understand and appreciate the music.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Seeing the Light: Seth Rogovoy on Getting into Klezmer
  • Seth Rogovoy, culture critic, writer, and historian, describes The Klezmatics concert that turned him on to klezmer music.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for "It's Not Hip To Be Authentically Jewish": Klezmer Trends and Fusion
  • Peter Sokolow, a full-time professional musician active in Klezmer revival, discusses his disappointment at what he perceives to be a lack of authenticity among the new wave of Klezmer music, citing the depth and intensity of the genre which has...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for From Rock and Roll to Klezmer: Seth Rogovoy Reflects
  • Seth Rogovoy, culture critic, writer, and historian, remembers how he got involved with klezmer through his beginnings in rock and roll.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Seth Rogovoy Talks All Things Klezmer and Yidstock
  • Seth Rogovoy, Yidstock's artistic director and the author of The Essential Klezmer, joins us to talk about Yidstock 2019, the Yiddish Book Center's annual summer music festival.
Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series
Thumbnail image for Working From Place of Minority: Reflections on Queers in the Klezmer Revival
  • Helena Lipstadt, a poet and garden designer, reflects on the first days of the klezmer revival of the 1970s, and the intersection of Jewish and LGBTQ identities.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Klezmer Music Helped Me Discover the Creative Power of Yiddish
  • Anne (Khane) Eakin Moss, Yiddishist and Russian Literature Professor, explains how her love of klezmer music led her to see the importance of the Yiddish within Jewish culture.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Klezmer: Music and Community in Twentieth-Century Philadelphia, with Hankus Netsky
  • Acclaimed musician and ethnomusicologist Hankus Netsky, an originator of the klezmer revivalist movement, talks about his latest book on klezmer music and community in twentieth-century Philadelphia.
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Thumbnail image for <em>What's the Matter with the Klezmer? The Peter Sokolow Story</em>
  • A professional journey, from the Borscht Belt to becoming a master teacher of the “old-country” tunes
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