jew quiz 10 - stolen jazz and given it a new color and...

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Who composed “White Christmas” and “Easter Parade”? Irving Berlin Who published this quote in his newspaper, The Dearborn Independent ? Popular music is a Jewish monopoly. Jazz is a Jewish creation. The mush, the slush, the sly suggestion, the abandoned sensuousness of sliding notes, are of Jewish origin. . .. It is rather surprising, is it not, that whichever way you turn to trace the harmful streams of influence that flow through society, you come upon a group of Jews? . .. And now, in this miasma of so-called popular music, which combines weak-mindedness with every suggestion of lewdness—again Jews. - Henry Ford What kind of music does Debbie Friedman compose? American folk-influence Jewish songs Who is the composer of Billy the Kid, Rodeo , and Appalachian Spring ? Aaron Copeland Who is the author of this quote? “I have used a Jewish youth as my protagonist because the Jews are determining the nature and scope of jazz more than any other race—more than the Negroes from whom they have
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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.

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