The poetry of Jewish prayer reached its highest level of artistic expression during the first half of the twentieth century, when brilliant Jewish vocalists, composers, and improvisers channeled their gifts into creating the vibrant artform known as khazones (cantorial music). In this lecture we will explore classic recordings of the cantorial genre and discuss what made this period of Jewish expression so unique.|
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This event is part of Yidstock 2022: The Festival of New Yiddish Music.
YIDSTOCK 2022 is sponsored by WAMC Northeast Public Radio.
PLEASE NOTE: Lineup is subject to change. All ticket sales are final. We cannot accommodate refunds or exchanges.
Visitors over the age of 12 will be required to show their vaccination card (issued either by the Centers for Disease Control or the World Health Organization) with proof that they are fully vaccinated with any of the US-approved vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson), and that they have received a booster shot. Vaccines will be required for children who are eligible.
Yiddish Book Center (View)
1021 West St.
Amherst, MA 01002
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|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|