Department Publication

The Most Musical Nation

Jews and Culture in the Late Russian Empire

James Loeffler

Associate Professor
( Yale University Press, Jun 14, 2010 )

Drawing on a mass of unpublished writings and archival sources from prerevolutionary Russian conservatories, this book offers an insightful account of the Jewish search for a modern identity in Russia through music, rather than politics or religion.



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