Particularly after their revival in folk and popular music, the unique inflections of klezmer music have influenced concert works as well. This episode features klezmer-inspired works and includes performances by virtuoso clarinetist David Krakauer.

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04:30 Paul Schoenfield: Klezmer Rondos
30:00 Robert Starer: K’li zemer
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03:50 Ofer Ben-Amots: Celestial Dialogues
20:55  Jacob Weinberg: The Maypole; Canzonetta
27:30 Yehudi Wyner: The Mirror

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About the Series: Produced in conjunction with the WFMT network and broadcast on radio stations throughout the U.S., American Jewish Music from the Milken Archive with Leonard Nimoy is a 13-part series of two-hour programs featuring highlights from the Milken Archive’s extensive collection of the musical recordings. Episodes include interviews and commentary with Lowell Milken, Neil W. Levin, and Gerard Schwarz. Radio stations interested in broadcasting the series should contact

Date: December 31, 1969

Credit: Milken Family Foundation


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