By Yale Strom
The e-book of Klezmer strains the music’s complete background, applying large documentary fabric; interviews with forgotten klezmorim in addition to luminaries corresponding to Theodore Bikel, Leonard Nimoy, Joel gray, Andy Statman, and John Zorn; and dozens of illuminating, stirring, and formerly unpublished photographs.
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Additional resources for The Book of Klezmer: The History, the Music, the Folklore
During the Thirty Years’ War many Jews served in the music corps of the various warring armies, playing primarily military music on woodwind and brass instruments. When they left the army they continued to perform many of the same tunes on the same instruments, thus influencing the Jewish repertoire. After the debilitating Thirty Years’ War and the cataclysmic Chmielnicki pogroms, the rabbis of Central and Eastern Europe imposed even stricter ascetic edicts on the Jewish community. The consensus was that the Jews were partly to blame for these tragedies, because they had strayed too far from the moral values and teachings of the Toyre and Talmud.
A Hebrew printing house was started and Jewish craft guilds (including the first klezmer guild, established in with a violin on its shield) added splendor to the vibrant community. The Prague Jewish community became a state within a state and had a great deal of autonomy, which attracted more Jews, so that by the community numbered two thousand, helping to spawn a golden age lasting into the mid-eighteenth century. There were thirteen synagogues in Prague, the smallest bigger than the largest in Frankfurt.
Only you, strong God, can hear my crying. Let me at last have the honor that my father should know that I waited for the khupe. The crying and the wailing of the children, that God called them orphans—let us make them happy and well-off. They carry in their hearts great troubles and suffering. She has no father with whom she can talk. And this devoted father, who is in the Garden of Eden, did not have much pleasure and joy from you, God. Because you separated him from his children before his time.
The Book of Klezmer: The History, the Music, the Folklore by Yale Strom