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The essential klezmer

Seth Rogovoy

The essential klezmer

a music lover"s guide to Jewish roots and soul music, from the Old World to the Jazz Age to the downtown avant-garde

by Seth Rogovoy

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Published by Algonguin Books of Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Klezmer music -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Seth Rogovoy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3528.8 .R64 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 281 p. :
    Number of Pages281
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16978872M
    ISBN 101565122445
    LC Control Number00020837

    Klezmer (Yiddish: Klezmer (כליזמר or קלעזמער, pl. כליזמר, כליזמרים, from the Hebrew כלי זמר meaning "vessel of song") is a genre of fiddle music rooted in the medieval shtetl (villages) of Eastern Europe, where wandering Ashkenazi musicians (Klezmorim) played at bar mitzvahs, weddings and holidays (simkhes) – a ritual of rabbinic tic origins: Developed in Southeastern .


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The Essential Klezmer is The essential klezmer book clearly written and well organized that you can start anywhere in the book and find out whatever you want to know, whether it's about particular musicians, the history of the music, klezmer in movies and on the internet, or avant-garde by: 8.

The Essential Klezmer is the definitive guide to an ancient music made new again, mesmerizing dance music that is simultaneously reverential, mischievous, ecstatic, and tragic. It is Old World and New World, secular and sacred, traditional and experimental. With the love of a fan and the acuity of a critic, Seth Rogovoy leads the reader through the past, present, and future of klezmer: its /5(6).

The Essential Klezmer is so clearly written and well organized that you can start anywhere in the book and find out whatever you want to know, whether it's about particular musicians, the history of the music, klezmer in movies and on the internet, or avant-garde groups/5. The Book of Klezmer traces the music’s entire history, making use of extensive documentary material; interviews with forgotten klezmorim as well as luminaries such as Theodore Bikel, Leonard Nimoy, Joel Grey, Andy Statman, and John Zorn; and dozens of illuminating, stirring, and previously unpublished photographs.4/5(7).

Zachary Baker’s Essential Yiddish Books: Great Works from the Collection The essential klezmer book the Yiddish Book Center is the most comprehensive catalogue published by the Yiddish Book Center, and one of the major works of post-War Yiddish bibliography.

It is important to clarify and reiterate at the outset that Baker’s bibliography is not a general list of the Essential Yiddish Books but a list. Seth Rogovoy, Yidstock's artistic director and the author of The Essential Klezmer, takes the audience on a multimedia journey through klezmer, from Old World shtetls to New World stages, providing historical context for the music you will hear during the festival.

Click here to purchase tickets to individual events. This event is part of Yidstock The Festival of New Yiddish Music. The Book of Klezmer: The History, the Music, the Folklore - Kindle edition by Strom, Yale.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Book of Klezmer: The History, the Music, the Folklore.4/5(7). But what makes "The Essential Klezmer" invaluable is The essential klezmer book second half.

An enthusiast's source book, this section includes an extensive critically annotated discography as well as a guide to klezmer Web sites, films, festivals, books and publications.

The Essential Klezmer is the definitive introduction to a musical form in the midst of a renaissance. It documents the history of klezmer from its roots in the Jewish communities of medieval Eastern Europe to its current revival in Europe and America.

It includes detailed information about the music's social, cultural, and political roots as /5(2). The Essential Klezmer: A Music Lover's Guide to Jewish Roots and Soul Music, from the Old World to the Jazz Age to the Downtown Avant-garde. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonguin Books of.

A comprehensive discography presents the "Essential Klezmer Library," extensive lists of recordings, artists, and styles, as well as an up-to-the-minute resource of music retailers, festivals, workshops, and klezmer Web sites.

The Essential Klezmer is as entertaining as it is : Algonquin Books. Listen to your favorite songs from Essential Klezmer by Various artists Now. Stream ad-free with Amazon Music Unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet.

Download our mobile app now. This really is an essential book for afficionados of klezmer as a genre. Rogovoy does an excellent job of covering the klezmer revival from the standpoint of a fan who is drawn to the music both because of the way it tugs at his sense of "Jewish" and because of the compelling qualities of the music, itself.

Seth is the author of The Essential Klezmer: A Music Lover's Guide to Jewish Roots and Soul Music, the all-time bestselling guide to klezmer his book was published inSeth has continued to write, teach, and lecture extensively about klezmer.

His live, one-man, multimedia program about klezmer, ROCKIN' THE SHTETL, has been presented at universities, JCCs, museums, cultural. Another music book that comes to mind that would be great for a Bar Mitzvah is "Easy To Play Jewish Nostalgia", again by J&J Kammen Music Co.

Although many of the tunes in this book are less likely to be regarded as "Klezmer" than the ones I highlighted in the Kammen International book #1, they are considered all time Jewish Classics - many one.

The Essential Klezmer is the definitive introduction to a musical form in the midst of a renaissance. It documents the history of klezmer from its roots in the Jewish communities of medieval Eastern Europe to its current revival in Europe and America.

Seth Rogovoy is the author of The Essential Klezmer: A Music Lover’s Guide to Jewish Roots and Soul Music (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, ), the all-time bestselling guide to the vibrant genre of contemporary music with roots in Old World Yiddish wedding music.

Seth is widely recognized as a leading authority on klezmer and Jewish music and has lectured and taught classes and workshops. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Essential Klezmer: A Music Lover's Guide to Jewish Roots and Soul Music, from the Old World to the Jazz Age to the Downtown Avant Garde by Seth Rogovoy (, Paperback) at the best online prices at.

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The Essential Klezmer: A Music Lover's Guide to Jewish Roots and Soul Music, from the Old World to the Jazz Age to the Downtown Avant Garde Seth Rogovoy Published by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill. The essential klezmer: a music lover's guide to Jewish soul music, from the Old World to the Jazz Age to the downtown avant garde by Rogovoy, Seth, Pages: The Essential Klezmer is the definitive guide to an ancient music made new again, mesmerizing dance music that is simultaneously reverential, mischievous, ecstatic, and tragic.

It is Old World and New World, secular and sacred, traditional and experimental. With the love of a fan and the acuity of a critic, Seth Rogovoy leads the reader through the past, present, and future of klezmer: its /5(7).

There’s a wealth of information about Klezmer music in general. The book is available free thanks to Mr.

Rushevsky’s generosity. It can be downloaded here, or at the klezmershack Click on the right upper corner “pop up” for viewing and printing options. The largest, most complete Jewish music fake book in print. Features selections compiled, edited and arranged by Velvel Pasternak, noted Jewish music anthologist.

Includes: Klezmer, Yiddish, Israeli, Sephardic, Hasidic, holidays, wedding, dances, Nigunim, and rounds. An essential Jewish music library in.

Classical music may have influenced klezmer music, but klezmer music also influenced classical music. BMOP, the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, has an upcoming concert on November 23 featuring music that uses klezmer music as its inspiration: Klezmer Madness.

Readers who have a Boston Public Library card may get a pass good for up to four adults to attend this concert and their other concerts. THE ESSENTIAL KLEZMER is the definitive guide to an ancient music made new again, mesmerizing dance music that I simultaneously reverential, mischievous, ecstatic, and tragic.

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A New Yorker who is himself a klezmer bandleader as well as the author of several books on Eastern European Jews and Gypsies, he presents a history of klezmer Pages: In his entertaining and fascinating book The Essential Klezmer, Seth Rogovoy traces klezmer music from its Old World roots to its migration to America at the end of the 19th century, where it flourished and declined, to its revival and renaissance at the end of the 20th boxes interspersed on the pages describe the instruments common to klezmer music and define common terms as well.

Read Seth Rogovoy's piece "But is it Klezmer?" And join Seth, Yidstock's artistic director and the author of "The Essential Klezmer," at Yidstock when he takes festivalgoers on a multimedia journey through klezmer, from Old World shtetls to New World stages, providing historical context for the music you'll hear during the four day festival.

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Essential Elements - Book 2 - Play Along Trax Discs 2 and 3 (Ex. end) [Book + CD] Hal Leonard (For Brass and Woodwinds) Arranged by John Higgins, Paul Lavender. Introduction: Klezmer: A "Musical Home" 1 --Chapter 1 Old World Klezmer 15 --Klezmer Instrumentation 31 --Repertoire 40 --Chapter 2 Immigration and Classic Klezmer 51 --Chapter 3 Revival 75 --Giora Feidman --Chapter 4 Renaissance --European Connection --Chapter 5 Beyond the Pale --Chapter 6 Discography --Essential Klezmer.

The more-or-less 25 essential klezmer recordings. My wife is putting together a list for librarians of essential Jewish recordings—everything from classical to cantorial to Ashkenazic and Sephardic folk traditions.

I tend never to make lists, never to recommend music. Sometime in adolescence I got tired of the "who is the best rock guitarist.

Klezmer (Yiddish: כליזמר or קלעזמער (klezmer), pl.: כליזמרים (klezmorim) – instruments of music) is a musical tradition of the Ashkenazi Jews of Eastern by professional musicians called klezmorim in ensembles known as kapelye, the genre originally consisted largely of dance tunes and instrumental display pieces for weddings and other tic origins: Romanian music, Greek music.

Seth Rogovoy, Yidstock's artistic director and the author of The Essential Klezmer, joins us to talk about Yidstockthe Yiddish Book Center's annual summer music conversation, Seth talks about the line-up, the roots of Jewish music, and how he found his way to klezmer. WAMC HD2 (v2) Menu; News.

All Things Considered; Arts / Culture; Capital Region News. Get this from a library. The essential klezmer: a music lover's guide to Jewish roots and soul music, from the Old World to the Jazz Age to the downtown avant-garde.

[Seth Rogovoy]. Klezmer is Yiddish music, the music of the Jews of Europe and America, a music of laughter and tears, of weddings and festivals, of dancing and prayer. Born in the Middle Ages, it came of age in the shtetl (the Eastern European Jewish country town), where "a wedding without klezmer is worse than a /5.

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