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Published: 21 April 2021

344 Pages | 32 illustrations and 18 music samples


ISBN: 9780190064433

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Sounding Jewish in Berlin

Klezmer Music and the Contemporary City

Phil Alexander

  • Offers a fresh perspective on klezmer music in Germany that moves away from the previously dominant themes of guilt, appropriation, and Jewish absence
  • Analyzes musical examples that illustrate the new diversity and complexity within contemporary klezmer
  • Draws from in-depth interviews with Berlin's leading klezmer and Yiddish musicians