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  • n. Plural form of klezmer.


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  • In the Eastern European areas of Jewish settlement, spurred by the spread of the Haskalah enlightenment movement during the nineteenth century, Yiddish secular culture began to flourish, creating a tradition of folk artistry among traveling badkhonim [bard-troubadours] and klezmorim [instrumental musicians].

    Jewish Women and Jewish Music in America.

  • It's also given to whipping out exotic instruments adopted by the original klezmorim, such as the balalaika and oud.

    J. Weekly

  • Others run from imagined clubs where klezmorim jam with salseros, cantors croon with Afrobeat brass bands, and 80's "hair" bands belt out Yiddish ditties accompanied by screeching guitars and synthesizers. Featured Content

  • We also provide the place for klezmorim, reputable musicians, fans, and scholars to network online.

    the KlezmerShack

  • France's L&O, led by violinist Oliver Slabiak of klezmorim Les Yeux Noirs, (a standout group in globalFEST's inaugural edition), will make the US debut of a new project with his operatically trained vocalist wife Laure, bringing their swinging and cosmopolitan update of French chanson.

    World Music Central


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  • plural of klezmer

    January 26, 2009