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‘These Jews Wailing Away With Their Songs’

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This week on Vox Tablet, host Sara Ivry talks to history professor James Loeffler about the place of music in the lives of Russian Jews, and of Jews in Russian music, at the turn of the last century. Long story short, Jews figured prominently, and music brought together not only Russian Jews and Christians, but also cosmopolitan Jews and their less well-heeled brethren, as evidenced by this anecdote about the composer Anton Rubinstein:

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‘These Jews Wailing Away With Their Songs’

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