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Folk Music: A Very Short Introduction

Folk Music: A Very Short Introduction

by Mark Slobin

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|January 14, 2011

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Folk music: that must be Pete Seeger singing "This Land is My Land." But there's much more, across the world. This stimulating Very Short Introduction throws open the doors on a remarkably diverse musical genre, with a world-wide reach that goes far beyond…
Old Jewish Folk Music: The Collections And Writings Of Moshe Beregovski

Old Jewish Folk Music: The Collections And Writings Of Moshe Beregovski

by Mark Slobin

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|October 1, 2000

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Ethnomusicologist Moshe Beregovski offers insights into Soviet and Jewish history and general musicology and presents the notes and lyrics of nearly three hundred folk songs. Here, translated into English for the first time, is a cultural record the folk music of…
Fiddler on the Move: Exploring the Klezmer World Book and CD
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"Klezmer" is a Yiddish word for professional folk instrumentalist-the flutist, fiddler, and bass player that made brides weep and guests dance at weddings throughout Jewish eastern Europe before the culture was destroyed in the Holocaust, silenced under Stalin,…
Motor City Music: A Detroiter Looks Back

Motor City Music: A Detroiter Looks Back

by Mark Slobin

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|November 26, 2018

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This is the first-ever historical study across all musical genres in any American metropolis. Detroit in the 1940s-60s was not just "the capital of the twentieth century" for industry and the war effort, but also for the quantity and extremely high quality of its…
Chosen Voices: THE STORY OF THE AMERICAN CANTORATE
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Week after week, year after year, Jews turn to sacred singers for spiritual and emotional support. At the same time, the job of the hazzan, or cantor, is deeply embedded in the cultural, social, and religious symbolism negotiated between a congregation and its…
Tenement Songs: The Popular Music of the Jewish Immigrants
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Yiddish-speaking Jewish immigrants brought a rich heritage of musical expression to the United States. On Manhattan's Lower East Side, a thriving Yiddish theater scene developed, and a new, distinctly Jewish American songcraft began to emerge. Mark Slobin's…
Retuning Culture: Musical Changes in Central and Eastern Europe

Retuning Culture: Musical Changes in Central and Eastern Europe

by Mark Slobin

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|December 16, 1996

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As a measure of individual and collective identity, music offers both striking metaphors and tangible data for understanding societies in transition—and nowhere is this clearer than in the recent case of the Eastern Bloc. Retuning Culture presents an…
Music at Wesleyan: From Glee Club to Gamelan

Music at Wesleyan: From Glee Club to Gamelan

by Mark Slobin

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|December 18, 2010

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This is the first account of the evolution of music at Wesleyan University, a campus known since the mid-nineteenth century for its musical life—first as the “Singing College of New England” and then, after 1960, as the home of a renowned undergraduate and…