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  • Merlin Shepherd, klezmer musician and instructor, discusses his grandfather's experiences growing up in a tiny Protestant farming village in rural Wales
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Henri Oppenheim, klezmer musician based on Montreal, talks about how learning Yiddish felt - encountering something special, a world of words.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Klezmer musician Assaf Talmudi talks about dicovering a great but unknown musician who was part of Jewish and Roma (Gypsy) collaboration in Moldova.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Christian Dawid - Berlin-based, world-renowned klezmer clarinet player - explains that people ask him, a non-Jew, to help them sound "more Jewish."
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Merlin Shepherd, klezmer musician and instructor, shares what it was like growing up in a non-religious, yet strongly Jewish-identified home.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Merlin Shepherd, klezmer musician and instructor, recalls an incident in which his grandfather started yelling at another driver in Yiddish in order to keep him from understanding.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Seth Rogovoy, Yidstock 2012 program organizer, explains how the bands, which include the Klezmatics and Socalled, represent the many incarnations of klezmer.
Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series
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  • Seth Rogovoy, who literally wrote the book on klezmer, gives us a sneak preview of the Yidstock (July 13-16, 2017) lineup
Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series
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  • Hankus Netsky, founder and director of the Klezmer Conservatory Band, dropped by the studio to chat about the roots of Yiddish music and his work as a musician, teacher, and ethnomusicologist.
Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series
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  • Christian Dawid, Berlin-based klezmer clarinet player, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on August 23, 2011 at KlezKanada in the Laurentian Mountains of Canada. Christian is a musician who grew up in Bremen, Germany. His mother was born in 1942...
2011-08-23
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project

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