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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000933.txt from 1998/03

From: "Mr. Sheim" <fsheim@-----.com>
Subj: Re: ??Klezmer Music, What is it??
Date: Sun, 15 Mar 1998 16:18:14 -0500

Don't forget the king of klezmer- Giora Feidman!

At 11:37 AM 3/15/98 -0800, you wrote:
>In response to Jeff's question:
>
>First, please pardon any spelling errors. Second, this a brief response, and
>is by no means complete.
>
>Klezmer music is Jewish folk music from central and eastern Europe. Most
>often, Klezmer musicians performed at festivals, special occasions, weddings,
>etc. Please note that the roots of Klezmer are the same roots as the
>"non-Jewish" folk music of most central and eastern European countries,
>including the Balkan region. The art of Klezmer has seen a revival over the
>last 10-20 years in the United States, largely due to such outstanding groups
>as the Klezmer Conservatory Band, the Klezmatics, and other groups, and the
>increased participation of musicians such as Itzhak Perlman, etc. David
>Krakenauer, clarinet professor at Mannes and Manhattan is very active in
>several groups.
>
>David S. Naden, Graduate Student
>Cal State University Los Angeles
>
>
>
>JeFf694821 wrote:
>
>> I was just wondering if anyone could explain what Klezmer music is to me.
>>
>> Jeff
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