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Re: Klezmer is Jewish Folk Music

In a message dated 12/30/99 5:31:36 PM, DrRMF2700 (at) aol(dot)com writes:

<< "Klezmer"  is a yiddish/hebrew term for Jewish Folk Music

Klezmer is NOT a Yiddish/Hebrew term for Jewish folk music. Yiddish folk 
music takes in a much broader array of music forms than just klezmer (try a 
capella folk ballads, theater music, labor and work songs.) Klezmer only 
refers to instrumental music.

Henry Sapoznik

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