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A Klezmer Karnival

COMPOSER: Philip Sparke
PUBLISHER: Anglo Music Press
PRODUCT TYPE: Set
INSTRUMENT GROUP: Brass Band
Klezmer music originated in the ‘shtetl’ (villages) and the ghettos of Eastern Europe, where itinerant Jewish troubadours, known as ‘klezmorim’, had performed at celebrations, particularly weddings, since the early Middle Ages. Since the 16th century, lyrics had been added to klezmer music, due to
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Composer Philip Sparke
Publisher Anglo Music Press
Instrumentation Brass Band
Moeilijkheidsgraad orkest Grade 3
Product Type Set
Instrument Group Brass Band
Year of Publication 2004
1st Recorded on CD AR 015-3
Genre Folk Klezmer
ISMN 9790570296484
Series Anglo Music Midway Series
No. AMP 124-030
Definitive Duration 00:04:30
Description
Klezmer music originated in the ‘shtetl’ (villages) and the ghettos of Eastern Europe, where itinerant Jewish troubadours, known as ‘klezmorim’, had performed at celebrations, particularly weddings, since the early Middle Ages. Since the 16th century, lyrics had been added to klezmer music, due to the ‘badkhn’ (the master of ceremony at weddings), to the ‘Purimshpil’ (the play of Esther at Purim) and to traditions of the Yiddish theatre, but the term gradually became synonymous with instrumental music, particularly featuring the violin and clarinet. In recent years it has again become very popular and in A Klezmer Karnival Philip Sparke has used three contrastingtraditional tunes to form a suite that will bring a true karnival atmosphere to any concert.
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