Klezmer: Music, History and Memory: Aesthetic and Cultural Dimensions
published by Oxford University Press, Fall 2016
Lecture and Musical program
Thursday, December 22 at 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
A lecture and musical program with Dr. Walter Zev Feldman (author, cimbal) and Deborah Strauss (violin)
This event is free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis, and is generously sponsored by the Dorot Jewish Division in cooperation with Yiddish New York and the Center for Traditional Music and Dance.
From the NYPL announcement:
Emerging in 16th century Prague, the klezmer became a central cultural feature of the largest transnational Jewish community of modern times – the Ashkenazim of Eastern Europe.…
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Sunday, October 30, 2016 2-3:30pm
Yiddish Book Center 1021 West Street Amherst, MA 01002
Composer, conductor, professor, and activist Daniel Asia talks about the origins of Yiddish song in Eastern European culture, its continuation on the American scene in the music of Yiddish composer Lazar Weiner, and its influence on Asia’s own award-winning music.
This event is free and open to the public.
Ensemble Me La Amargates Tu is excited and proud to announce their New CD “Scalerica de oro” which was launched on the 4th of September 2016, at the International Jewish Day, in Geneva. After working hard for two whole years, recording, editing, searching and exploring, Ensemble Me La Amargates Tu finally has the result! The new CD is available for sale at web-site: www.mlat.org <http://www.mlat.org> .* There are some sample tracks that are from the CD so that you can enjoy the music and decide if you like it enough in order to order one!
Ensemble Me La Amargates Tu
Esteban Manzano– tenor
Doret Florentin– recorder
Tulio Rondón– viola da gamba
Dieter Hennings– guitar
Juan Martínez– percussion
Event title: The Legacy of Robert Moevs; includes Elijah’s Chariot for string quartet and electronics from shofar sounds by Judith Shatin
Event date: Nov 13, 2016
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Address: Shindell Choral Hall, 79 George St. City/Town: New Brunswick, NJ Country: US – United States State: NJ New Jersey Zip Code: 08901
This concert features Composition Teachers and Students at Rutgers University. Distinguished composer Robert Moevs, in whose honor the concert was conceived, was the first composition teacher of Judith Shatin, now William R. Kenan Professor of Music at the University of Virginia. In turn, her PhD advisee, Steven Kemper, is now Assistant Professor of Music at Rutgers University. This concert features music for string quartet, in Shatin’s case with electronics fashioned from recordings of Shofar calls, and shows the circle continuing.…
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