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Post-Communist Jewish Identities: Articles

Annotated bibliographies on several aspects of the subject.

Jewish Music

This section was compiled by
G. Daniel Michael.


Auerbach, G. "The Jewish Music Institute Library School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London." Brio 40 (2003): 24-34.

Aylward, M. "Early Recordings of Jewish Music in Poland." Polin 16 (2003): 59-70.

Barzel, T. "If Not Klezmer, Then What?: Jewish Music and Modalities on New York City's Downtown Music Scene." Michigan Quarterly Review 42 (2003): 79-94.

Clarkson, Austin. "What Is Jewish Music? " Contemporary Music Review 27.2-3 (2008): 179-192.

Cohen, Judah M. "Ruth Katz. &Ldquo;The Lachmann Problem”: An Unsung Chapter in Comparative Musicology. Jerusalem: The Hebrew University Magnes Press, 2003. 415 Pp. CD Encl.; David M. Schiller. Bloch, Schoenberg & Bernstein: Assimilating Jewish Music. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. X, 199 Pp.; Marsha Bryan Edelman. Discovering Jewish Music. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 2003. Xii, 396 Pp. CD Encl." AJS Review 28.2 (2004): 398-403.

Edelman, Marsha Bryan. "Exploring the Rich Tradition of Jewish Music. Confining Jewish Music to Hanukkah Songs Robs Students of a Wealth of Great History and Music." Music Educators Journal 77.1 (1990): 35.

Heskes, Irene, and Ezra Mendelsohn. "Book Review: Passport to Jewish Music: Its History, Traditions, and Culture." American Jewish History 84.1 (1996): 53.

Heskes, Irene, and Gordon Theil. "Passport to Jewish Music: Its History, Traditions, and Culture." Notes 52.2 (1995): 447.

Heskes, Irene. "Shapers of American Jewish Music: Mailamm and the Jewish Music Forum, 1931-62." American Music 15.3 (1997): 305.

Jacobson, Joshua R. "ARTICLES - Musing About Jewish Music." The Choral Journal 41.8 (2001): 35.

Johnson, Bret. "Milken Archive of Jewish Music." Tempo 59.232 (2005): 50-52.

Lewis, Joel. "Heavy Shtetl: The New, In-Your Face Jewish Music. It's Loud, It's Proud. It's a Fusion of Klezmer, Jazz and Rock That's Finding a New Audience." Moment 20.4 (1995): 46.

Loeffler, James Benjamin. "Richard Wagner's "Jewish Music": Antisemitism and Aesthetics in Modern Jewish Culture." Jewish Social Studies 15.2 (2009): 2-36.

Lubet, Alex. "Maramoros: The Lost Jewish Music of Transylvania -- Muzsikas." Ethno-Musicology 40.1 (1996): 132.

"Mixed Media - A Special Report from Toronto's HOTDOCS Film Festival, Featuring Movies on Darfur, Abu Ghraib and Climate Change. Also, Jewish Music and New Folk, Plus a Book on Lesbians in India and a Novel About a Nigerian in Berlin." New Internationalist 402 (2007): 30.

Musleah, Rahel. "From Harp To Heavy Metal. Jewish Music Has Broken Through Its Traditional Bars and Is Expressing Itself in Every Mainstrem and Avant Garde Idiom There Is." Hadassah Magazine 76.6 (1995): 34.

O'Brien, Geoffrey, and John Zorn. "Great Jewish Music: Burt Bacharach Produced." The New York Review of Books 46.8 (1999): 46.

Pinnolis, Judith S. "Jewish Music on the Internet." Notes 61.1 (2004): 194-197.

Seroussi, Edwin. "On Jewish Music: Past and Present (Review)." Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies 27.1 (2009): 204-207.

Slobin, Mark. "Learning the Lessons of Studying Jewish Music." Judaism 44.2 (1995): 220.

Weiss, Edmond H. "Lenny the Klezmer. Defying His Father to Become One of the Foremost Composers and Conductors of This Century, Leonard Bernstein Contributed to Jewish Music with Daring--and Sometimes Heretical--Compositions That Explored, and Ultimately Extolled, His Religion." Moment 18.1 (1993): 40.

"Whither Jewish Music? Jewish Studies, Music Scholarship, and the Tilt Between Seminary and University." AJS Review 32.1 (2008): 29-48.

Wood, Abigail, and Philip Bohlman. "Jewish Music and Modernity. By Philip Bohlman." Music and Letters 90.4 (2009): 727-730.

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