Music April 18 - bowery district grew and thrived 3 main theather houses pp’s theater the wisor 6 yiddish theater topic ii migration and

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Music April 18 1 Dance band klezmer David Tarras Multi-instrum’tlist Ukrainian immigrated to NY 1921 Best known for his clarinet playing 2 becoming American shift in instrumentation influenced by the Amer’n vaudeville or concert bands additions Clarinet/ piano/ mandolin/ accordian/ many manifestations 3 yiddish theater music like Klezmer grew out of minstrel tradition adopted same musical modes topic: mix of new and old 4father of Yiddish mucial theater Abraham Goldfaden: established first firmal Yiddish theater in the world Yas, Romania Immigt to NY 5early am’c Yiddish yheater gulf of understanging between new and acculturated immigrants thearter mediated the gap fulfilled a variety of social roles
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Unformatted text preview: bowery district grew and thrived 3 main theather houses: pp’s theater the wisor. 6 yiddish theater topic ii migration and settlm’t in America iiithe complex process of American acculturation iiii outreach to broader issues of new life and times Ix always family relationship religious traditions and ethical values 7 notable features centrality of the Yiddish language humor and self-deprecation arising stereotypes: familial roles (parents)/ personality clichés( money- loving or sagely) 8. influences influences on composers; leonard Bernstein/ geroge Gershwin/ irving berlin 9 novelty orchestras Mikey Katz’s yinglish parodies...
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This note was uploaded on 10/28/2011 for the course MUSIC 162 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '05 term at University of Washington.

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