Klezmer is a musical tradition which parallels Hasidic and Ashkenazic Judaism. Around the 15th century, a tradition of secular (non-liturgical) Jewish music was developed by musicians called kleyzmorim or kleyzmerim. They drew on devotional traditions extending back into Biblical times, and their musical legacy of klezmer continues to evolve today. The repertoire is largely dance songs for weddings and other celebrations. Due to the Ashkenazi lineage of this music, the lyrics, terminology and song titles are typically in Yiddish.
Originally, klezmer (plural klezmorim) referred to musical instruments, and was later extended to refer to musicians themselves. It was not until the mid-to-lat ...
Hip Hop meets Eastern Europe in this diverse rap instrumental. The beat goes hard, the drums are fresh, and the vocals give that tiny touch of ethnic flair. This track goes perfectly in ethnic commercials, television shows, Jewish media, Youtube videos, websites, and car shows. Swag on. Vocal Samples, Middle East Music, Klezmer
A spare, slow bass clarinet improvisation over an accordion and acoustic bass drone. A loose interpretation of a Klezmer "doina". Emotional, mournful, nostalgic. Sweet tender and moody. Relationships, Eastern Euro documentary, Middle Eastern film noir, melancholic and cautious. Instrumental, Middle East Music, Klezmer
Bright and lively piece of klezmer music. Real clarinet takes the lead in this exciting piece of music. A great track for drama, documentary or tv/film based around Jewish culture. Instrumental, Middle East Music, Klezmer
Klezmer Music. Romantic with a gypsy feel, wild emotions, joyous celebrations of life and love. Wedding, travel montage, Israeli documentary, fashion, upbeat corporate video. Instrumental, Middle East Music, Klezmer
Klezmer music. Beautiful emotional and tender. Gentle romance, sweet memories, flashbacks. Documentary, families and children, simple lives, walking in open fields, delicate day-to-day of navigating a splendid relationship. Moments with best friends, reaching out, loving, caring, sensitive. Instrumental, Middle East Music, Klezmer
A funky Jewish Klezmer inspired track with elements of pop, rock, disco and traditional Hebrew music. Funny celebration, families and kids, dancing wild and drunk! Dark humor, sitcom, romantic comedy, general comedy, sitcom or cartoon. Whacked out, campy, festive, retro, sweet fun, SHALOM! Instrumental, Middle East Music, Klezmer
A funky Jewish Klezmer inspired track with elements of pop, rock, disco and traditional Hebrew music. Hilarious intro to your comedy for instant laughs. Great for Curb Your Enthusiasm, Larry David, or family comedies or sitcom film or TV series. Sweet fun, dark humor, sneaky, drunk Jewish humor. Instrumental, Middle East Music, Klezmer
A non traditional wild comedic Klezmer inspired dance track with elements of pop, rock, disco and Hebrew music. Creative Audio Visual Projects Including YouTube, TV, Film, PowerPoint, Flash, and All Media. Shalom! Instrumental, Middle East Music, Klezmer
This awesome song about Jewish women is groovy and enjoying, ethnic sound, mixture of Jewish and Spanish rythems, joyful and pleasing. Based on the bible story about Yael and sisra, written by a Jewish poet - "we always do it we Jewish women, cut off your head and then celebrate". So watch out! Female Vocals, Middle East Music, Klezmer
Eastern European Folk music. Multi-instruments, midtempo to uptempo, somewhat serious and serene mood. Drums kick in later to give it more of a celebratory feeling at that point. Instrumental, Middle East Music, Klezmer
Eastern European Folk music. Soft, sweet beginning, gradually builds to dancing mood then slows back down to more somber mood. Guitar, violins, woodwinds, Percussion. Instrumental, Middle East Music, Klezmer
Klezmer song in the style of Woody Allen with a bittersweet feeling. Joy even in the darkness as the light comes forth. Folk sounds of clarinet, oboe, accordion and tuba. Instrumental, Middle East Music, Klezmer