Book Chapters

Walden - The Cambridge Companion to Jewish Music

Klezmer in Cambridge Companion to Jewish Music

Friday, November 27th, 2015

Chapter “Klezmer” in Cambridge Companion to Jewish Music, ed. Joshua Walden. Cambridge University Press, 2015

Cambridge page

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Chapter “With an open mind and with respect”: Klezmer as a Site of the Jewish Fringe in Germany in the Early 21st Century

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Joel E. Rubin, “With an open mind and with respect”: Klezmer as a Site of the Jewish Fringe in Germany in the Early 21st Century, in: Dislocated Memories: Jews, Music, and Postwar German Culture. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014: 31-56.

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“Like a string of pearls”: Brass instruments in Jewish instrumental klezmer music

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Like a String of Pearls [pdf]

“Like a string of pearls”: Brass instruments in Jewish instrumental klezmer music
In: Studies in Jazz 58: Early Twentieth-Century Brass Idioms: Art, Jazz, and Other Popular Traditions, ed. Howard T. Weiner
(series editors Dan Morgenstern and Edward Berger, Institute of Jazz Studies, Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey)
Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press 2009: 77-102 more...

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“They danced it, we played it”: Adaptation and revitalization in post-1920s New York klezmer music

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

They Danced It, We Played It [pdf]

Joel E. Rubin
“They danced it, we played it”:
Adaptation and revitalization in post-1920s New York klezmer music
In: Studies in Jewish Civilization 19:
“I Will Sing and Make Music”: Jewish Music and Musicians Throughout the Ages

ed. Leonard J. Greenspoon, Ronald A. Simkins, and Jean Cahan
Omaha: Creighton University Press, 2008: 181-213
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Book review of American Klezmer: Its Roots and Offshoots

Sunday, June 10th, 2007

Book Review of American Klezmer [pdf]

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Heyser Bulgar (The Spirited Bulgar)

Saturday, June 10th, 2006

Heyser Bulgar Article [pdf]

Joel E. Rubin
Heyser Bulgar
(The Spirited Bulgar):
Compositional process in Jewish-American dance music of the 1910s and 1920s
In: Jüdische Musik und ihre Musiker im 20. Jahrhundert
(Jewish Musicians and Its Musicians in the 20th Century)
ed. Wolfgang Birtel, Joseph Dorfman and Christoph-Hellmut Mahling
Schriften zur Musikwissenschaft
(Musicological Writings; Musicology Institute of the University of Mainz)
Mainz: ARE Musikverlag, 2006: 361-80 more...

AJS Review cover for review Music is the Pen

Review essay “Music is the Pen of the Soul”

Friday, June 10th, 2005

Music is the Pen of the Soul [pdf]

Joel E. Rubin
Review essay “Music is the Pen of the Soul”:
Recent Works on Hasidic and Jewish Instrumental Klezmer Music
AJS Review
29:1, Journal of the Association for Jewish Studies,
2005: 145-158

Klarinette Cover

“Im Zentrum eines alten Rituals”: Die Klarinette in der Klezmer-Musik (“In the midst of an ancient ritual”: The Clarinet in Klezmer Music)

Thursday, June 10th, 2004

Faszination Klarinette Article [pdf]

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Book review Georg Winkler, Klezmer. Merkmale, Strukturen und Tendenzen eines musikkulturellen Phänomens

Thursday, June 10th, 2004

Winkler Review [pdf]

Joel E. Rubin with Rita Ottens
Book review Georg Winkler, Klezmer. Merkmale, Strukturen und Tendenzen eines musikkulturellen Phänomens
Lied und populäre Kultur/Song and Popular Culture
: Jahrbuch des Deutschen Volksliedarchivs
49 (2004): 285-321

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Ambivalente Indentitäten: Die amerikanische Klezmer-Bewegung als Reaktion auf Krise and Trauma (Ambivalent Identities: The American Klezmer Movement as a Reaction to Crisis and Trauma)

Thursday, June 10th, 2004

Ambivalente Identitäten

Joel Rubin
Ambivalente Indentitäten: Die amerikanische Klezmer-Bewegung als
Reaktion auf Krise and Trauma (Ambivalent Identities: The
American Klezmer Movement as a Reaction to Crisis and Trauma)
In: Berichte aus dem ICTM-Nationalkomitee Deutschland XIII: Traditionelle Musik und Mode(n) – Freie Berichte
(Proceedings of the ICTM German National Committee XIII: Traditional Music and Mode(s) – Reports)
ed. Marianne Bröcker
Bamberg: Universitätsbibliothek, 2004: 89-115 more...

Judaism cover for Rumenishe Shtiklekh article

Rumenishe shtiklekh (Romanian pieces)

Wednesday, June 10th, 1998

Rumenishe Shtiklekh [pdf]

Rumenishe shtiklekh (Romanian pieces):
Klezmer
music among the Hasidim in contemporary Israel
Judaism
(Issue 185, Volume 47, Winter 1998): 12-23

Juedische Literatur und Kultur

Can’t You Play Anything Jewish? Klezmer-Musik und jüdische Sozialisation im Nachkriegsamerika (Klezmer Music and Jewish Socialization in Post-War America)

Wednesday, June 10th, 1998

Can’t You Play Anything Jewish? [pdf]

Joel Rubin
Can’t You Play Anything Jewish?
Klezmer-Musik und jüdische Sozialisation im Nachkriegsamerika
(Klezmer Music and Jewish Socialization in Post-War America)
in: Jüdische Literatur und Kultur in Großbritannien und Nordamerika nach 1945
(Jewish Literature and Culture in Great Britain and North America since 1945)
ed. Beate Neumeier
Wiesbaden, Germany: Harrassowitz Verlag (in German), 1998
No. 3 in the series “Jüdische Kultur, Studien zu Religion, Geistesgeschichte und Kultur”
(Jewish Culture. Studies on Religion, History of Ideas, and Culture)
ed. Karl E. Grözinger, pp. 189-219 more...

Juden und Antisemitismus cover for Klezmer-Forschung article

Klezmer-Forschung in Osteuropa: damals und heute (Klezmer Research in Eastern Europe: Then and Now)

Saturday, June 10th, 1995

Klezmer-Forschung in Osteuropa

Joel Rubin and Rita Ottens
Klezmer-Forschung in Osteuropa: damals und heute (Klezmer Research in Eastern Europe: Then and Now)
In: Juden und Antisemitismus im östlichen Europa (Jews and Antisemitism in Eastern Europe)
ed. Mariana Hausleitner and Monika Katz
No. 5 in the series Multidisziplinäre Veröffentlichungen (Multidisciplinary Publications) of the East European Studies Institute, Free University, Berlin
Harrassowitz Verlag, 1995: 177-193

First International Conference cover for Doina article

Alts nemt zikh fun der doyne (Everything comes from the doina)

Friday, June 10th, 1994

Alts nemt zikh fun der doyne [pdf]

Joel Rubin
Alts nemt zikh fun der doyne
(Everything comes from the doina).
The Romanian-Jewish Doina: A Closer Stylistic Examination
In: Proceedings of the First International Conference on Jewish Music
ed. Steve Stanton
City University, London, April 1994.
London: City University, 1997: 133-164.