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Found in Translation? Foreign Songs and the Creation of Israeli Musical Culture
Monday, January 28, 2019
UCLA Bunche Hall, Room 10383
315 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
Alongside the composition of original Hebrew songs, Israeli musicians have invested heavily in the translation and adaptation of foreign pieces into the language and themes of modern Israel.
What accounts for this vast corpus of foreign songs in Israeli music and what impact have such renderings had on the development of Israeli culture? Visiting Assistant Professor Daniel Stein Kokin will answer these questions and more.
Please note: This is a community event not planned by The Jewish Federation.