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Founder and Director of FAU’S Judaica Sound Archives To Present “Preserving a Jewish Music Heritage”
Nathan Tinanoff to Discuss the Challenges of Creating a Sound Archive
founder and director of the Judaica Sound
Archives (JSA) at Florida Atlantic University Libraries, will
present a lecture titled “Preserving a Jewish Music Heritage.”
WHEN: Friday, March 9, 2007, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
S.E. Wimberly Library, Fifth Floor
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431
COST: $5 in advance or $7 at the door, no credit cards
Call 561-297-0080 for advance registration or for more
Nathan Tinanoff, founder and director of the Judaica Sound Archives at Florida Atlantic University Libraries, will present a lecture titled “Preserving a Jewish Music Heritage,” on Friday, March 9, 2007, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., on the fifth floor of the S.E. Wimberly Library. The JSA has grown into a major center for the collection, digitization and study of Judaica recorded music, during the last five years. Tinanoff will discuss how his discovery of an endangered Judaica heritage led him to follow unimaginable paths. He will include excerpts from the JSA’s vast music collection as part of the lecture, including such favorites as “Roumania, Roumania,” “Second Hand Rose” and “My Yiddishe Momme.” Seating is limited. Parking is free.