Immigrants, Cantors, and Klezmers: Lecture by Mark Slobin

Berkeley Seminars in Modern Jewish Culture
When: 
Tue, Mar 12, 2013 10:30am to 11:45am
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

A professor of Music and American Studies at Wesleyan University, Mark Slobin is one of the most distinguished ethnomusicologists working today. He is author of the award-winning book Fiddler on the Move: Exploring the Klezmer World (Oxford, 2001) where he uncovers the intimate connection between style and stereotype in the representation of musical practice among Jewish immigrants. Closing Program for the 28th Jewish Music Festival. Free admission. Followed by reception.

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