The Shmooze: The Yiddish Book Center's podcast

The Yiddish Folksong Project

Kimberly Lazzeri joins The Shmooze to talk about the recently released Yiddish Folksong Project Anthology. Kimberly shares the story behind this collection of Robert De Cormier’s folksong arrangements, which had been in a storage closet for over forty years. This is the first-ever publication of De Cormier’s arrangements of Yiddish folksongs and the first-ever large body of Yiddish folksong repertoire arranged in the classical style for performance on the concert or recital stage.

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