The most musical nation

Jews and culture in the late Russian empire
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  • English
Yale University Press , New Haven
Jews -- Russia -- Music -- History and criticism, Jewish musicians -- Russia -- History, Music -- Russia -- 19th century -- History and criticism, Music -- Russia -- 20th century -- History and crit
StatementJames Loeffler.
LC ClassificationsML3776 .L64 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24033291M
ISBN 139780300137132
LC Control Number2009046398

The book hits on several universal themes of identity formation, the most significant of which is the age-old effort to determine "where exactly Jews fit in" cosmopolitan, assimilated modern society. Loeffler challenges notions of "hava Cited by:   The Most Musical Nation. Jews and Culture in the Late Russian Empire.

James Loeffler Loeffler’s sophisticated and deeply researched book casts new light both on the Jewish contribution to music in general and to the emergence of specifically ‘Jewish music’ in the Russian Empire, home to the largest and most vital Jewish community in.

The Most Musical Nation: Jews and Culture in the Late Russian Empire by James Loeffler (Yale University Press) Here is a first book from a young scholar on Jewish music in Late-Tsarist Russia.

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