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The Kay Kaufman Shelemay Syrian-Jewish Collection, 1984 -1993.

Collection Identifier: AWM SC 11800 - 11868
Overview:

Original field recordings of the Syrian-Jewish genre of pizmonim (paraliturgical hymns) as it has evolved from the early 20th century. Fieldwork was conducted in Brooklyn, NY between 1984 and 1993, and in Brooklyn, NY; Deal, NJ; Mexico City; and Jerusalem between 1986 and 1993.