Coming up: Prof. Zev Feldman Klezmer book launching, May 10, 2017

Coming up: Prof. Zev Feldman Klezmer book launching, May 10, 2017

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The Music Department at the National Library of Israel and Forum Ashkenaz – Jewish Music Research Centre, Hebrew University of Jerusalem invite you to a book-launching event making the publication of Klezmer: Music, History, and Memory (Oxford University Press, 2016)

By Prof. Walter Zev Feldman

 

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 18:00

At the National Sound Archives (2nd floor)

Bella and Harry Wexner Libraries of Sound and Song

National Library of Israel, Edmund J. Safra Campus, Givat Ram

Program

Chair: Prof. Edwin Seroussi, Director, Jewish Music Research Centre

Greetings: Prof. Elhanan Reiner, Academic Director, The National Library of Israel

Walter Zev Feldman, New York University

Klezmer: Music, History and Memory

Cultural Significance of a 400-year Tradition

of the Ashkenazic Jews

 

Respondent: Michael Lukin, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 

Refreshments will be offered

The program will be in English and Hebrew and will include live musical illustrations

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