|Certificates: Jewish and Israel Studies|
|Course Cluster: Jewish and Israel Studies|
The course surveys the full range of historical and contemporary Jewish musics in Europe, the United States, and Israel. The main instructor will provide continuity, while guest faculty will present mini-units on focused topics, with live performance events and workshops.
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|Course Format: Lecture/Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (MUSC)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Excerpts of these books, plus several articles
Slobin, FIDDLER ON THE MOVE: EXPLORING THE KLEZMER WORLD
Slobin, TENEMENT SONGS: POPULAR MUSIC OF THE JEWISH IMMIGRANTS
Slobin, CHOSEN VOICES: THE STORY OF THE AMERICAN CANTORATE
Sheleman, LET JASMINE RAIN DOWN
Seroussi & Regev, POPULAR MUSIC AND NATIONAL CULTURE IN ISRAEL
Koskoff, MUSIC IN LUBAVITCHER LIFE
Summit, THE LORD'S SONG IN A STRANGE LAND
"Music" entries from YIVO Encyclopedia of Eastern European Jewish Culture
|Examination and Assignments: |
Short response papers, in-class performance, midterm exam, final exam or research paper or performance project.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This course does not count towards the Religion major.
|Instructor(s): Slobin,Mark Times: ..T.R.. 01:10PM-02:30PM; Location: TBA|
|Total Enrollment Limit: 80||SR major: 10||JR major: 10|| || |
|Seats Available: 50||GRAD: 0||SR non-major: 10||JR non-major: 10||SO: 20||FR: 20|