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Klezmer Music #116006

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 05, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(NYC: Bill Blakemore) Revival of klezmer music, music played by Jews in E. and central Europe from 1800s until Holocaust, in American featured; details given, scenes shown of people dancing to klezmer music. [YIVO Institution for Jewish Research Henry SAPOZNIK - discusses this music.] Historical scenes shown of Jews and their music. [Original Klezmer Jazz Band spokesperson Peter SOKOLOW - explains fusing klezmer music with American jazz.] Klezmer clarinetist shown playing. [Musician Giora FEIDMAN - comments.] Jewish roots of George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" noted. [PEOPLE - talks about nature of klezmer music.] Klezmer bands shown.

Reporter(s):
Blakemore, Bill;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:03:20

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