Thu 20th Apr 2023 @ 6:00pm - 7:30pm
This event will be held at 1PM Eastern Time, which is 6PM UK Time.
Thursday, April 20, 2023
Middle Eastern music, as represented in the diverse cultures of the region, and as perceived or imagined by Europeans, has played a key role in the creation and development of Israeli popular songs.
Join the U.S. Hebrew University Alumni Association as HU Prof. Oded Erez will tune into the history of this relationship, from the time of early Zionist settlement in Palestine, through the early decades of the State of Israel and the arrival en masse of Mizrahi and Sephardi Jews, to contemporary negotiations of "Israeliness" in music.
Israeli Music and The Orient: A Very Short History – Recording Available