KlezNorth

A Weekend of Klezmer in the Peak District

KlezNorth

A Weekend of Klezmer in the Peak District

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A weekend of Klezmer in the Peak District

17th – 19th March 2017

About KlezNorth

We are delighted to announce that the wonderful Deborah Stauss will be returning as Musical Director for KlezNorth 2017. For the first time at KlezNorth we will also have the equally wonderful Jeff Warshchauer, the other half of The Strauss-Warschauer Duo.

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Klezmer Culture and History

The wedding and celebration music of the Jewish communities became known as klezmer (from kle-zemer:Hebrew, “vessel of music”) from about the C16th, and grew up together with dances.  Klezmorim were professional musicians and played wherever and whatever was requested. There was also a specific symbiosis …

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Klezmer Music

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Yiddish Song

At its simplest definition, a Yiddish song is a song written in the Yiddish language. Yet it is more than that, for “Yiddish” describes not only a language, but a culture – the culture of the Ashkenazi Jews. These songs have an immediate appeal, an emotional depth, and at the same time a connection to the history of a people.

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Dance

Modern Klezmer dance or Yiddish dance (the terms are interchangeable) comes from the celebration dances, particularly associated with weddings, of the Jews of the Pale of Settlement.  Klezmer dance is associated with Klezmer music and Yiddish song which are all aspects of a Jewish secular culture which is nonetheless deeply rooted in …

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Useful Information

Where to find KlezNorth, how much it will cost, where to stay and how to get there plus information about food and the help rota.

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How to Book

The online booking system will open soon!

Wanted – part-time kitchen co-ordinator. FREE weekend ticket & FREE youth hostel accommodation. If you would like to find out more about this role, please contact Judy at kitchenhelp@kleznorth.org.uk.

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A weekend of Klezmer in the Peak District

17th – 19th March 2017

About KlezNorth

We are delighted to announce that the wonderful Deborah Stauss will be returning as Musical Director for KlezNorth 2017. For the first time at KlezNorth we will also have the equally wonderful Jeff Warshchauer, the other half of The Strauss-Warschauer Duo.

Read more …

Klezmer Culture and History

The wedding and celebration music of the Jewish communities became known as klezmer (from kle-zemer:Hebrew, “vessel of music”) from about the C16th, and grew up together with dances.  Klezmorim were professional musicians and played wherever and whatever was requested. There was also a specific symbiosis ….

Read more …

Klezmer Music

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Yiddish Song

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Dance

Modern Klezmer dance or Yiddish dance (the terms are interchangeable) comes from the celebration dances, particularly associated with weddings, of the Jews of the Pale of Settlement.  Klezmer dance is associated with Klezmer music and Yiddish song which are all aspects of a Jewish secular culture which is nonetheless deeply rooted in …

Read more …

Useful Information

Where to find KlezNorth, how much it will cost, where to stay and how to get there plus information about food and the help rota.

Read more …

How to book

The online booking system will open soon!

Read more …

Get in touch

Please use our contact form if you have any questions about KlezNorth.

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