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Servant Romances: Eighteenth-Century Yiddish Lyric and Narrative Folk Songs

Michael Lukin

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 32: Jews and Music-Making in the Polish Lands

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781906764739
eISBN:
9781800343306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764739.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter traces “Yiddish servant romances” back to the eighteenth century. It examines the formal characteristics of melodies and texts typical of servant romances and shows how its emergence can ... More


The Music of the Klezmer Within East Ashkenazic Music

Walter Zev Feldman

in Klezmer: Music, History, and Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190244514
eISBN:
9780190244545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190244514.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

A hypothetical scheme of musical and related social developments in East European Jewish society between ca. 1600 and 1850, focusing on Weinreich’s definition of these territories as Ashkenaz II. ... More


Transmigrations: Wolf Krakowski’s Yiddish Worldbeat in its Socio-Musical Context

Alex Lubet

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 16: Focusing on Jewish Popular Culture and Its Afterlife

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774730
eISBN:
9781800340732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774730.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines Wolf Krakowski's legendary CD Transmigrations, which was the first example of Yiddish worldbeat. Transmigrations comprises principally secular songs, although these are at times ... More


Eberhard Rebling, Lin Jaldati, and Yiddish Music in East Germany, 1949–1962

David Shneer

in Dislocated Memories: Jews, Music, and Postwar German Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199367481
eISBN:
9780199367504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367481.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses the unique musical career of Lin Jaldati, a Dutch-born Holocaust survivor, and her German husband Eberhard Rebling. When they settled in East Germany in 1952, Jaldati became ... More


Broder Singers: Forerunners of the Yiddish Theatre

Amanda (Miryem-Khaye) Seigel

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 32: Jews and Music-Making in the Polish Lands

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781906764739
eISBN:
9781800343306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764739.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on Yiddish popular songs that developed strongly in the second half of the nineteenth century. It clarifies that many of the Yiddish songs were produced by the popular itinerant ... More


“With an Open Mind and with Respect”: Klezmer as a Site of the Jewish Fringe in Germany in the Early Twenty-first Century

Joel E. Rubin

in Dislocated Memories: Jews, Music, and Postwar German Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199367481
eISBN:
9780199367504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367481.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

Research on the the recent klezmer movement generally obscures the fact that the contemporary klezmer scene in Germany is dynamic and has evolved over a more than twenty-year period. It comprises ... More


Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 32: Jews and Music-Making in the Polish Lands

François Guesnet, Benjamin Matis, and Antony Polonsky (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781906764739
eISBN:
9781800343306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764739.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

With its five thematic sections covering genres from cantorial to classical to klezmer, this pioneering multi-disciplinary volume presents rich coverage of the work of musicians of Jewish origin in ... More


“Vu ahin zol ikh geyn?”: Music Culture of Jewish Displaced Persons

Bret Werb

in Dislocated Memories: Jews, Music, and Postwar German Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199367481
eISBN:
9780199367504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367481.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on how the physical and psychological ordeal of displacement informed and inspired music-related activities among Jewish DPs, from the creation of a sui generis repertoire of ... More


“Driven from Their Home”: Jewish Displacement and Musical Memory in the 1948 Movie Long Is the Road

Joshua S. Walden

in Dislocated Memories: Jews, Music, and Postwar German Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199367481
eISBN:
9780199367504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367481.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This chapter uses the Yiddish film by Israel Beker Long is the Road (1948; Lang ist der Weg/Lang iz der Weg) to discuss Jewish survivors’ dislocation. As the film reveals, displacement bridges ... More


Dislocated Memories: Jews, Music, and Postwar German Culture

Tina Frühauf and Lily Hirsch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199367481
eISBN:
9780199367504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367481.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This book is devoted to Jewish music in Germany from 1945 to the turn of the twenty-first century, with pioneering recent research on its presence (actual, symbolic, or transnational) and ... More


Introduction

James Loeffler

in The Most Musical Nation: Jews and Culture in the Late Russian Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300137132
eISBN:
9780300162943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300137132.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about the Jews' search for modern identity through music, in the late Russian Empire. It explains that the first hints of a ... More


A Mother’s Prayer

Gary A. Rosen

in Unfair to Genius: The Strange and Litigious Career of Ira B. Arnstein

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199733484
eISBN:
9780190259891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199733484.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter describes the story behind Itzig Arenstein's piano piece, “A Mother's Prayer.” Arenstein studied piano and composition at the Scharwenka Conservatory in New York. In 1899, he accepted ... More


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