Unformatted text preview: stolen jazz and given it a new color and meaning.”- Sam Raphaelson What was the essential plot conflict in the film, The Jazz Singer ? Cantor Rabinowitz wants his son to carry on the generations-old family tradition and become a cantor at the synagogue in the Jewish ghetto of Manhattan's Lower East Side. But thirteen-year-old Jakie Rabinowitz has a taste for show business. Who is the author of this quote? “It is easily understandable that a composer who is a second-generation American, whose parents were immigrants, still maintains a close contact with the old racial traditions. If the traditions are part of his childhood, they are inevitably part of his life.” Hint: he is the composer of Jeremiah Symphony . - Leonard Bernstein Listening question. Is it cantillation, or a performance by Matisyahu, or The Jeremiah Symphony , or Klezmer wedding music, or a Hassidic niggun?...
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course MUS 132 taught by Professor Jacobson during the Spring '08 term at Northeastern.
- Spring '08