Two Lectures on Yiddish Sheet Music and the Yiddish American Musical Theater

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Two Lectures on Yiddish Sheet Music and the Yiddish American Musical Theater by Mark Slobin, the Winslow-Kaplan Professor of Music at Wesleyan University, speaking on “Yiddish Sheet Music in the Tenement Era”; and Dr. Michael Ochs, retired Richard F. French Music Librarian at Harvard University and senior lecturer on music, speaking about “Tailoring an Operetta to Its Audience: Joseph Rumshinsky’s Di goldene kale (1923)”.
This event was held on April 26, 2015 and preceded a recital in honor of the 25th anniversary of the endowment of the Joseph and Rosalyn Newman Yiddish Collection at the Yale University Library. The event is sponsored by the Yale Library Program for Judaic Studies, the Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, the Yale Program in Judaic Studies, and the Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale.

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