Jewish Music: Klezmer – A Brief Digest

Air Date:
Heard On The Odyssey Series
Album Cover: A Jewish Odyssey, Putumayo Records, 2000

History reveals that somewhere around the 15th century, a type of music rooted in cultural traditions emerged in the Eastern region of Europe. Developed by Ashkenazi Jews, the style was secular in nature and designed for dancing…

Episode Credits

  • Dr. Jonathan Øverby Host
  • Tom Blain Technical Director