Simon Broughton presents the first of two programmes exploring the recorded history of the Jewish dance music of Eastern Europe. He reveals how some American performers on the modern klezmer scene are mining the archives. With recordings by Abe Schwarz, Pawlo Humeniuk, Nafule Branwine, the Flying Bulgar Klezme Band and Klezmokum.
Simon Broughton presents the second of two programmes exploring the recorded history of Jewish klezmer music. With archive performances by Abe Schwarz, Ziggy Elman, Dave Tarras and Alex Fiedel, and contemporary interpretations by Giora Feidman, Muzsikas and the Klezmatics.