Rhythm 'n' Jews - The Story Of Klezmer

A series on the history of Jewish Klezmer music.

Presented by Linton Chiswick.

Episodes

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01Between Heaven And Earth20050730

A series on the history of Jewish Klezmer music.

Presented by Linton Chiswick.Linton Chiswick traces Klezmer's journey from its shtetl origins to America, with the turn-of-the-century Jewish immigrants.

US 'race labels' recorded the music as it arrived, providing the rarest and most tantalising glimpse of a pre-Holocaust Jewish Eastern Europe.

02The Hidden Light20050806

The series on the history of Jewish Klezmer music looks at the time it arrived in America and encounted jazz.