New at Mills Music Library

The Klezmer Clarinet!

marent and sapoznik

Join Mayrent Institute founder Sherry Mayrent and founding director Henry Sapoznik for three fabulous FREE events:

The Klezmer Clarinet in All Its Colors and Moods

Thursday, November 20, 2014
7pm reception, 7:30pm Sound Salon, live concert following
University Club, 432 East Campus Mall
A unique swing through the lush history of the klezmer clarinet. Mayrent and Sapoznik will discuss the lives and careers of great klezmer clarinetists, with audio illustrations from historic recordings.

Klezmer Music workshops

Wednesday, November 19, 7:30pm — open to all
Friday, November 21, 2–3:30pm — for advanced musicians
Participatory workshops on playing klezmer music, the traditional music of Yiddish culture. Ms. Mayrent will teach several tunes to the group, contextualizing each with discussion of klezmer music theory and performance style. For details and to RSVP, please see the Mayrent Institute website.

Mayrent Collection of Yiddish Recordings

The Mills Music Library is fortunate to hold Sherry Mayrent’s unique collection of Yiddish 78-rpm recordings. A digital collection is in the beginning phases. For more information on the Collection and more klezmer material, please come by the Mills Music Library.

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