2006-11-02 MUET Midterm 6

2006-11-02 MUET Midterm 6 - Alan VanToai 108877115 MUET 200...

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Alan VanToai 108877115 MUET 200 Section 108 Dr. Boden Sandstrom Lauren Ash-Morgan November 2, 2006 MUET200 Take Home Midterm The Klezmer Revival Klezmer music in America from 1920-1940 was healthy and alive. Klezmer clarinetists were well known throughout the country and were celebrate performers. However, when the first Holocaust camps were opened in 1938, the Klezmer music traditions began to fade away. Klezmer, like other folk genres, is an aural tradition. Thus, when many of the Klezmer musicians were killed, the music was killed along with them. Around 1970, Klezmer began to re-appear on the scene. In what the media later dubbed the “Klezmer Revival,” Jewish-Americans whose parents had grown up listening to Klezmer records felt a resurgence of cultural pride and identity searching. Klezmer musicians began to emerge and their audiences grew. One group that played a key role in the revival of Klezmer music, called the “Klezmatics,” consists of David Licht, Alicia Svigals, Frank London, Lorin Sklamberg, Matt Darriau, and Paul Morrisset. The group
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This note was uploaded on 05/14/2008 for the course MUET 200 taught by Professor Sandstrom during the Winter '06 term at Maryland.

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2006-11-02 MUET Midterm 6 - Alan VanToai 108877115 MUET 200...

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