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Thumbnail image for Activism and Jewish Music for Francophones
  • Henri Oppenheim, klezmer musician based in Montreal, discusses why he identifies as an activist. He reflects on his work with Jewish music, and the process of making it for Francophone listeners.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for The Plum Tree: Old Music, New Lyrics
  • Elizabeth Schwartz, singer, introduces and performs The Plum Tree, a traditional klezmer melody she composed English lyrics for in honor of historian Itzik Schwartz and his wife Tzila.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Peter Sokolow, a full-time professional musician active in Klezmer revival, talks about his secular upbringing in Crown Heights and his mother's unique political philosophy.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for The Klezmer-Yiddish Family
  • Pete Rushefsky, executive director for the Center for Traditional Music & Dance, reflects on the connections he's made in the klezmer-Yiddish scene, including with Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman and her descendants.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for From Math to Klezmer Music
  • Henri Oppenheim, klezmer musician based in Montreal, talks about he first got interested in Jewish music, and how moving from Paris to Montreal influenced his career.
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
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  • Assaf Talmudi explains that he likes folk music and especially Klezmer music because you can take part in it on many levels, which allows new musicians to participate.
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
Thumbnail image for "It Was More Like a Resuscitation": Lorin Sklamberg's Thoughts on Klezmer Revival
  • Lorin Sklamberg, lead singer for The Klezmatics and YIVO sound archivist, discusses his role in Klezmer revival and his sadness that the line of musical transmission from one generation to another was broken.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Working with Dave Tarras
  • Peter Sokolow, a full-time professional musician active in Klezmer revival, talks about some of the famous Jewish musicians he played with, including Dave Tarras and the Epstein Brothers.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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