January 22, 2019

MUSIC: A klezmer wedding in a European shetl circa 1910

Former Cal student radio host (KALX) Eric Fixler writes:

This is the Oy Mendele! episode from December 2004, when we were still on KALX. It features music historian Craig Harwood and myself walking through the sequence of a traditional Eastern European Jewish wedding, with music of then and now.

It’s worth listening to just to hear Craig say ‘groovin’

This audio is part of the collection: Ourmedia

Author: Eric Fixler and Craig Harwood
Keywords: klezmer; wedding; jewish; yiddish; socalled
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