Princeton University Library Catalog

Klezmer : Music and Community in Twentieth-Century Jewish Philadelphia.

Author:
Netsky, Hankus [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2015.
Description:
1 online resource (187 pages)
Summary note:
Klezmer presents a lively and detailed overview of the folk musical tradition as practiced in Philadelphia's twentieth-century Jewish community. Through interviews, archival research, and recordings, Hankus Netsky constructs an ethnographic portrait of Philadelphia's Jewish musicians, the environment they worked in, and the repertoire they performed at local Jewish lifestyle and communal celebrations.Netsky defines what klezmer music is, how it helped define Jewish immigrant culture in Philadelphia, and how its current revival has changed klezmer's meaning historically. Klezmer also addresses.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Source of description:
Print version record.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781439909058 ((electronic bk.))
  • 1439909059 ((electronic bk.))
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