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Dobridens at the Dawn of Klezmer

A Workshop with Mike PerlmutterSunday, May 16  |  11am – 12:45pmIn collaboration with KlezCaliforniaBy donation – RSVP to get the Zoom link Register The term “dobriden” comes from the Slavic for “good day”. These slow and stately klezmer melodies were used to greet guests and to set the mood for various wedding traditions that have since fallen out of use. The disappearance of these wedding traditions has correlated with the rarity of the music, which has been less recorded than other klezmer genres, and tends to appear mostly in older klezmer manuscripts. Though the traditional......

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