New issue of ‘Polin. Studies in Polish Jewry’ vol. 32: Jews and Music-making in Eastern Europe

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POLIN: STUDIES IN POLISH JEWRY, VOLUME 32

 

Jews and Music-Making in the Polish Lands

Edited by François Guesnet, Benjamin Matis, and Antony Polonsky

 

Jews and Music-making in the Polish Lands

 

Table of Contents

 

 

Introduction

François Guesnet, Benjamin Matis, and Antony Polonsky

 

Cantorial and Religious Music

A Chestnut, a Grape, and a Pack of Lions: A Shabbos in Płock with a Popular Synagogue Singer in the Early Nineteenth Century

Daniel S. Katz

 

Moshe Koussevitzky (1899--1966) in Vilna, Warsaw, and Russia

Akiva Zimmermann

 

The Art of Cantorial Singing in the Polish Territories

Bożena Muszkalska

 

JEWS IN POPULAR MUSICAL CULTURE IN POLAND

Musical Afterthoughts on Shmeruk’s ‘Mayufes

Bret Werb

 

Servant Romances: Eighteenth-Century Yiddish Lyric and Narrative Folk Songs

Michael Lukin

 

Broder Singers: Forerunners of the Yiddish Theatre

Amanda (Miryem-Khaye) Seigel

 

Gimpel’s Theatre, Lwów: The Sounds of a Popular Yiddish Theatre Preserved on Gramophone Records, 1904--1913

Michael Aylward

 

The Polish Tin Pan Alley, a Jewish Street

Robert A. Rothstein

 

On the Dance Floor, on the Screen, on the Stage. Popular Music in the Interwar Period: Polish, Jewish, Shared

Tamara Sztyma

 

The Jews in the Band: Anders Army’s Special Troupes

Beth Holmgren

 

Szpilman, Bajgelman, Barsht: The Legacy of an Extended Polish Jewish Klezmer Family

Joel E. Rubin

 

Władysław Szpilman’s Post-War Career in Poland

Filip Mazurczak

 

Abraham Ellstein’s Film Scores: Some Less Obvious Sources

Ronald Robboy

 

JEWS IN THE POLISH CLASSICAL MUSIC SCENE

The ‘Lust Machine’: Recording and Selling the Jewish Nation in the Late Russian Empire

James Loeffler

 

Leo Zeitlin and the Flourishing of Jewish Art Music in Early 1920s Vilna

Paula Eisenstein-Baker

 

‘Jewish Composers are the Crowning Achievements of Foreign Nations’: Jewish Identity and Yiddish Nationalism in the Writings of Menachem Kipnis

Julia Riegel

 

Ostbahnhof Berlin: Jewish Music Students of East European Origin at the Berlin Music Conservatory, 1918--1933

Adam J. Sacks

 

Jewish Music Organizations in Interwar Galicia

Sylwia Jakubczyk-Ślęczka

 

Jewish Composers of Polish Music after 1939: A Story in Lists and Numbers

Maja Trochimczyk

 

Tadeusz Zygfryd Kassern’s American Years

Sławomir Dobrzański

 

THE HOLOCAUST REFLECTED IN JEWISH MUSIC

‘My Song, You Are My Strength’: Personal Repertoires of Polish and Yiddish Songs of Young Survivors of the Łódź Ghetto

Joseph D. Toltz

 

Singing Their Way Home

Eliyana R. Adler

 

The Nazi Confiscation of Wanda Landowska’s Musical Collection and Its Aftermath

Carla Shapreau

 

Music as a ‘Paper Bridge’ between Generations before and after the Holocaust

Bella Szwarcman-Czarnota

 

KLEZMER IN POLAND TODAY

The Klezmer Revival in Poland as a Contact Zone

Magdalena Waligórska

 

The Sound of Change: Performing ‘Jewishness’ in Small Polish Towns

Eleanor Shapiro

 

Published by the Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2020

ISBN 978–1–906764–73–9 (cloth); 978–1–906764–74–6 (paperback)

ISSN 0268 1056

Price: hardback £55 ($82.50); paperback £24.95 ($37.50)

Available from: Liverpool University Press: https://www.liverpooluniversitypress.co.uk/books/id/51552/

 

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