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"What is Jewish Music", Newton, MA, Feb 13

The Adams Street Synagogue presents:

Do you really know what "Jewish Music" is? What makes Jewish music sound "Jewish"? Can you recognize a piece of music as being "Jewish"? Do you have to be Jewish to write (or play) Jewish music? Do all Jewish composers write Jewish music all the time? part of the time? none of the time? How "Jewish" is our synagogue music, klezmer music, and folk music?

Come hear Professor Ludmilla Leibman of the Boston University School of Music discuss these issues, which are the subject of a course that she has initiated at the University. She will be embellishing her presentation with examples and excerpts that promise to provide an enlightening and entertaining evening.

Many of you may remember Professor Leibman's outstanding presentation of Holocaust related music that she gave at the shul last spring. We look forward to another inspiring experience. The scheduled time is 7:30 PM.

This lecture is free to all. The Adams Street Synagogue is located at 168 Adams Street, in Newton, MA, between Washington and Watertown Streets. Please visit www.adamsstreet.org for more information, including class and service schedules. Or call the shul office at 617-630-0226.

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