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Funny, It Doesn't Sound Jewish
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Documents the influence of Jewish music on American popular song.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page
  2. p. iii
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  1. Copyright
  2. p. iv
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-ix
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  1. Illustrations
  2. p. xi
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  1. Foreword
  2. pp. xiii-xxi
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-10
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  1. PART I: Secular Roots
  2. p. 11
  1. Chapter 1: Slices of History
  2. pp. 12-38
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  1. Chapter 2: The Lullaby of Brody—Childhood Experiences
  2. pp. 39-53
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  1. Chapter 3: Pathways of Americanization
  2. pp. 54-73
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  1. Chapter 4: “Writes” of Passage
  2. pp. 74-87
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  1. Chapter 5: The Wandering Gypsy
  2. pp. 88-100
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  1. Chapter 6: “Yingish” Songs
  2. pp. 101-120
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  1. PART II: Sacred Roots
  2. p. 121
  1. Chapter 7: The Mood of Modes
  2. pp. 122-144
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  1. Chapter 8: Bits and Pieces
  2. pp. 145-153
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  1. Chapter 9: Sons of Cantors
  2. pp. 154-177
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  1. Chapter 10: Symbols of Faith in the Music of Leonard Bernstein
  2. pp. 178-185
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  1. Chapter 11: Porter’s Trunk
  2. pp. 186-192
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  1. Chapter 12: Affinities Between Jewish Americans and African Americans
  2. pp. 193-223
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  1. Chapter 13: Afterword—Society and Musical Politics
  2. pp. 224-230
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  1. Photo Gallery of Yiddish Songwriters and Poets
  2. pp. 231-235
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  1. APPENDIX A
  2. pp. 236-245
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  1. APPENDIX B
  2. pp. 246-258
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  1. APPENDIX C
  2. pp. 259-263
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. 264-266
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 267-276
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  1. Permission Credits for Musical Examples
  2. pp. 277-285
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  1. CD Tracks
  2. pp. 286-293
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 294-306
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  1. Image Plates
  2. pp. 307-328
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