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  • Klezmer: Backward and Forward

    By Paul Wieder

    April 18, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Three new klezmer recordings offer a listen into the genre's past, present and possible future.

    Klezmer was originally the soundtrack to the Jewish wedding, but no band has attempted to recreate such an event until recently. Working with people who were in Eastern Europe at the time...