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JMI Fridays
A series of illustrated lunchtime lectures at SOAS on Fridays
10 February – 17 March 2006
Presented by Jewish Music Institute and the Department of Music SOAS

17 March, 1.00pm – 2.00pm
Yigdal: Dr Alexander Knapp, SOAS Jewish Music Lecturer

The significance of Meier Leon ’s ‘Yigdal’: Melody as a link between Jewish and Christian Hymnody in 18 th Century London.
Room G50 main building SOAS Thornhaugh Street , Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Admission free

10 March, 1.00pm – 2.00pm
Yidl mitn fidl : Paul de Keyser violinist
The Jews’ affinity for the violin
Room G50 main building SOAS Thornhaugh Street , Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Admission free

3 March 1.00pm – 2.00pm
Radical Fusions : Laoise Davidson, JMI Head of Communications
From Klezmer to Klezmer Punk: What’s new and what’s hot in contemporary Jewish music?

Room G50 main building SOAS Thornhaugh Street , Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Admission free

24 February 1.00pm – 2.00pm
Shalom Saalam Yair Dalal, Oud / Fiddle / Peace activist, Israel
Judaeo-Arab music and the multicultural music of Israel : music as messenger of social change
Room G50 main building SOAS Thornhaugh Street , Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Admission free

Special notice: Yair Dalal will be playing at the Live! On the Park (formerly Pizza on the Park), 11-13 Hyde Park Corner, Knightsbridge, London , SW1X 7LY on the evenings of the 23rd, 24th and 25th of February!  Enquiries: 020 7235 5273. 

Yair will also be playing a special concert on Sunday February 26th from 17:30 to 20:30 at St. Peter's Church, Kensington Park Road , Notting Hill, London W1.  Call 44 (0) 7956 210 768 for details

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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