The Klezmer Tradition in the Land of Israel

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Material Type: 
Recordings
Publisher: 
Jewish Music Research Centre, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Place of Publication: 
Jerusalem
Year: 
1998
Edition: 
1
Series: 
Anthology of Music Traditions in Israel
Volume: 
11
Pages: 
1 CD
Recording Number: 
AMTI CD 9802
Type of Recording: 
Research Recording
Media: 
CD
Languages: 
English
Hebrew
Country / Area: 
Israel
Tradition: 
Eastern Ashkenazi
Description: 

A collection of field recordings, mainly klezmer musical pieces, performed in Israel and representing the tradition developed in the Land of Israel since the 19th century.
An accompanying disc to the book of the same name and author, catalogued separately (Yuval Music Series, vol. 6).

Attachments: 

The Klezmer Tradition in the Land of Israel, by Yaakov Mazor (Yuval Music Series, No. 6) - Book cover

Sound Examples: 
Berl's Niggun

Track 4: originally a vocal dance Niggun named after Rabbi Berl Silberman of Safed (1909-1957) who used to sing it in Hallel and dance to it in Meron on Lag Ba'Omer. Performed here by Musa Berlin and an anonymous musician clarinets and Elyashiv Berlin drums. Recorded in Meron on Lag Ba'Omer 1986 by Yaakov Mazor.

Niggun Meron

Track 14: two Meron Niggunim "Ya zen" - whose first part is based on a popular Turkish-Arab love song and "Alstein Niggun" which belongs to the repertory of old Meron tunes named after Abraham Alstein a merchant from Beyrut who came regularly to Meron and used to dance to this Niggun. Recorded by Yaakov Mazor and Andre Hajdu on Lag Ba'Omer 1969 in Meron. Performers: Avraham Segal clarinet; anonymous drum.