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And the Dead Sign Again


Staged concert based on Miksa Eisikovits's collection of Hassidic music (1937-1938)

Living and working in Transylvania, composer, folk musicologist and educator Mihály Miksa Eisikovits (1908-1983) was a seminal personality in the cultural life of Romania. His collection work in the field of Transylvanian Jewish musical folklore made valuable contributions to the unknown Hasidic tradition.

In the late 1930s, Eisikovits noted down melodies sung by the Hasidic Jews without any technical aid, and since he did not speak Hebrew, Yiddish or Aramaic, he used a phonetic transcription to record the lyrics. Faithful to the music that was noted down, and is now decoded, And the Dead Sing Again brings to life the world of which Eisikovits was one of the last witnesses.

Leonard Bernstein’s score of the Academy Award®-winning On The Waterfont received wide popular and critical acclaim, and On The Waterfront won 8 Academy Award®s, including Best Picture, Best Leading Actor (Marlon Brando), Best Supporting Actress (Eva Marie Saint), and Best Director (Elia Kazan).

2018-05-11 19:00:00 2018-05-11 19:00:00 America/New_York And the Dead Sign Again European Union Delegation in the US: And the Dead Sign Again DC Baptist Convention, 1628 16th Street NW, Washington European Union Delegation in the US delegation-usa-info@eeas.europa.eu
May 11, 2018

All Day

DC Baptist Convention,
1628 16th Street NW,
Washington 
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