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European Klezmer Music
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produced by Steve Greenman, fl. 2004 and Zev Feldman, fl. 2000 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2000), 1 hour 11 mins
This is the first modern studio recording of the klezmer music of Europe, performed with the original European instrumentation—first violin, cimbal (hammer dulcimer), sekund (contra-fiddle), and bass. Half of these compositions were recorded here for the first time. This CD features haunting instrumentals by th...
produced by Steve Greenman, fl. 2004 and Zev Feldman, fl. 2000 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2000), 1 hour 11 mins
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Music of the Bukharan Jewish Ensemble Shashmaqam
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produced by Martin Koenig and Ethel Raim, fl. 1977 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1991), 58 mins
Shashmaqam, a New York based ensemble recognized in their homeland for their extraordinary musical talent, has been performing music and dance from their native Uzbekistan and Tadzhikistan since 1983. Their music reflects the many diverse cultures of the region. Perhaps the most distinctive element of their soun...
produced by Martin Koenig and Ethel Raim, fl. 1977 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1991), 58 mins
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Morasha: Traditional Jewish Musical Heritage
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produced by Amnon Shiloah (Folkways Records, 1978), 53 mins

Biblical chanting, prayers, holy and profane songs, tunes for the Sabbath, feasts and Holy Days—these largely vocal "authentic songs" were collected by Dr. Amnon Shiloah from highly accomplished, non-professional musicians. "Morasha" means "heritage."

produced by Amnon Shiloah (Folkways Records, 1978), 53 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1978), 35 mins
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written by Shalom Asch, 1880-1957 (Folkways Records, 1977), 1 hour 19 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1973), 52 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1963), 39 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1963), 36 mins
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