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Freylekhs and Kolomeyke

from Raysn: The Music of Jewish Belarus by Litvakus

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The two moderate tempo dance tunes are based on the drone that is a typical feature in many European cultures. Although these tunes were recorded outside Belarus, in Shepetovka, Ukraine, they are both quite representative of Litvak Jewish and Polessian instrumental styles, perhaps due to the extensive repertoire migration across the region.


from Raysn: The Music of Jewish Belarus, released October 29, 2014
Traditional, Arr.: Dmitri Zisl Slepovitch


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Renowned Eastern European clarinetist, pianist, and composer Dmitri Zisl Slepovitch presents a uniquely thrilling klezmer experience with his new quintet Litvakus, which brings to soaring life the often overlooked Belarusian and Litvak (Belarusian-Lithuanian) Jewish musical heritage. Litvakus is reaching out to the modern audiences worldwide, making the old sound new and fresh, meaningful and hip ... more

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