JMRC's Researchers

Walter Zev Feldman

Performer & music researcher
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wzfeldman@aol.com
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Ph.D., Columbia University. Researcher on Ottoman Turkish and Jewish music, as well as the literature of the Ottoman and Central Asian Turks. Conducted research and published articles on classical and Sufi music in Turkey, the music and poetry of epic in Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan, and Jewish klezmer music in the United States. His book, Music of the Ottoman Court: Makam,Composition, and the Early Ottoman Instrumental Repertoire was published in Berlin in 1996, and is currently being translated into Turkish.

Gila Flam

Musicologist, librarian, head of the Music Dept. at the National Library, Jerusalem
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gilaf@savion.huji.ac.il
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972-2-6584638

Ph. D., University of California Los Angeles, Department of Music, 1988. Her thesis: Singing for Survival: Songs of the Lodz Ghetto, 1940–45 was published by the University of Illinois Press in 1992. Director of the Music Department of the Jewish National and University Library. Research interests: Yiddish folk song with emphasis on the Holocaust period. Currently engaged at the JMRC in the preparation of the scholarly edition of the Yiddish songs collection of M. Beregovski.

Rita Flomenboim

Musicologist and music theoretician
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ritap@macam98.ac.il
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Rita Flomenboim, musicologist and music theoretician. Born in Chernovitz, USSR. Graduated at Musicesku Academy in Kishinev, later she was a faculty member there. Lives in Israel since 1974. Faculty member of the Samuel Rubin Academy of Music and Department of Musicology at the Tel Aviv University, as well as at Levinsky College Education, Institute for Music Education.

Ph.D. graduate in Bar Ilan University. Researching the field of Jewish Art Music since 1983. Participated in various conferences and congresses on Jewish Music.

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