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Rogovoy on Wall's "Later Prophets"

This week's Forward includes a profile/review of Greg Wall's terrific new "Later Prophets" project by writer Seth Rogovoy, Digging Into Jewish Liturgy for Musical Inspiration

According to legend, a Polish nobleman once hired a group of Old World klezmer musicians on the condition that they use written music. Rather than forfeit the well-paying gig, the musically illiterate players faked it by bringing their Bibles. They placed the books on their music stands, the landlord glanced at the strange squiggles on the pages and shrugged and the musicians played, pretending the Hebrew was some obscure musical notation.....


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