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  • Israel Bartal - Professor of Jewish History at Hebrew University - shares the story of getting a letter from a klezmer musician from Galicia who spoke his parents' dialect.
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 he likes Yiddish for its "roughness" and the ways in which it can be both beautiful and obscene.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Jeff Warschauer advises the younger generation of klezmer musicians and Yiddish enthusiasts to go "broadly and deeply" into the past. He suggests that creative artists learn the rudiments of their discipline while remaining true to themselves.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Frank London - founding member of the Klezmatics and Frank London's All-Star Klezmer Brass Ensemble - discusses Yiddish as a "post-vernacular" living language, based on Jeffrey Shandler's writings.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Hankus Netsky tells us about his recent book Klezmer: Music and Community in Twentieth-Century Philadelphia, a portrait of the folk music and traditions of the city’s Jewish community.
Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series
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  • 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
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  • Michael Winograd, lauded Brooklyn-based klezmer clarinet player, was interviewed by Pauline Katz on August 24, 2011 at KlezKanada in the Laurentian Mountains of Canada. Michael begins his interview by briefly describing his family as half Russian...
2011-08-25
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project
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  • Tine Kindermann - German artist and wife of prominent klezmer musician Frank London - was interviewed by Pauline Katz on December 30, 2010 at KlezKamp 2010 in the Catskill Mountains of New York State.
2010-12-30
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project
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  • Christian Dawid - Berlin-based, world-renowned klezmer clarinet player - discusses the idea of "tradition" and explains that tradition is created everyday and comes from actively thinking about the musical process.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Sarah Bunin Benor - professor of Jewish studies and linguistics - describes the evolution of her interest in Yiddish beginning with her teenage interest in klezmer and continuing at Columbia University and the Yiddish Book Center.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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