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Concert & Art Music in East European Jewish Tradition

Encyclopedia YIVO Encyclopedia Extracts, No. 2

A booklet of articles from The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe (2008; Yale University Press), with illustrations, on the subject of Jewish participation in concert, or "classical," music. In addition to a survey article on the subject, articles include "Music and the Holocaust," "Musical Education and Musical Societies," biographies of Yo'el Engel and other notable artists, and a featured document from the YIVO Archives—sheet music of an art song by Engel that is a setting of a poem by Hayim Nahman Bialik.
28 pages | $3.00
Available for purchase at the Fanya Gottesfeld Heller Bookstore at the Center for Jewish History (917-606-8220).
YIVO members receive a 10 percent discount.