A Song of Longing: An Ethiopian Journey

A Song of Longing: An Ethiopian Journey

by Kay Shelemay, Kay K. Shelemay
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0252064321

ISBN-13: 9780252064326

Pub. Date: 07/28/1994

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

In 1973 Kay Kaufman flew to Ethiopia to do research on music in the villages of the Beta Israel, often called the Falasha or Ethiopian Jews. In A Song of Longing, she reveals how two events, her marriage to a Sephardic Jew in Addis Ababa and the cataclysmic Ethiopian revolution, not only complicated her life but unexpectedly made it possible for her to unravel the

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In 1973 Kay Kaufman flew to Ethiopia to do research on music in the villages of the Beta Israel, often called the Falasha or Ethiopian Jews. In A Song of Longing, she reveals how two events, her marriage to a Sephardic Jew in Addis Ababa and the cataclysmic Ethiopian revolution, not only complicated her life but unexpectedly made it possible for her to unravel the complexities of the Beta Israel liturgy and music.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780252064326
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
07/28/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

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