Ethnic Music in Modern Times

Klezmer Music is a style of music traditional to Eastern European Jewish Culture. It is a lively sort of music that was often used for dances, festivities and weddings with a wedding violinist playing for the celebration. As many musicians immigrated to America in the early part of the 20th Century, the music itself was in danger of being forgotten. In an effort to preserve ethnic music many of the original musicians were recorded in the early part of the century. My grandfather was one of many leadings Klezmer musicians, called Klexmorim, who participated in the recordings. I can still hear my Grandfather play his violin on a rare recording named ”Oytsres-Treasures’ which is part of the Jewish Music Series produced by Wergo. Happily, this old custom has gained new interest and many groups, as well as single instrumentalists are keeping this tradition alive and vital.

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Listen To This

Listen to this, hearing loss is no joke. We may all have trouble hearing things at some point in our lives, but if you continually have problems with your hearing, it may be time to see a doctor. Most people don’t realize their hearing is going until it’s too late.

Hearing loss can rob you of all the simple joys in life. Not being able to hear music, family or friends talking or even your favorite television programs can be very frustrating. If you feel your hearing isn’t what it used to be, talk to your doctor. He will see to it that you receive a hearing test. If you do suffer from hearing loss, talk to your doctor and see if Stockport hearing aids are right for you. Your doctor will discuss all your options with you. Don’t waste another day not being able to hear. Call to schedule a hearing test today.

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Preparing For A Wedding

Like most little girls, I grew up and dreamed about my wedding. I always wanted to walk down the aisle in a white dress and be the center of attention. However, I did not know that planning a wedding was going to be so difficult. I got engaged six months ago, and I have to admit that these have been some of the most stressful months of my life. I have made endless calls to the florist Harrogate, wedding planner, caterer and designers to make sure everything goes perfectly.

Some days, I feel as though we would be better off running to Vegas and getting married. However, my fiance and I both agreed that we wanted to have a wedding. I am tired of planning and cannot wait to get it over with. I am exhausted at this point.

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Too Hot to Handle

In Florida the summers get really hot, and by that I don’t mean toasty. I mean ridiculously, blisteringly hot, where the sweat pours from every pore when you’re outside and you can get 2nd degree burns from 30 minutes of sun exposure. One time I was on a trip in Florida and the Manchester air conditioning in my car went out as I was headed to Daytona Beach. There was no wind that day, so even though I put the windows down it provided little additional comfort. The second I arrived, parked, and got all my myriad stuff from the trunk I practically RAN to the beach. I quickly shed all my belongings into a heap in the sand and went to cool myself in the water, but the water wasn’t that much cooler until farther out. When I’d finally cooled off I went back to my stuff and put on sun block.

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Beautiful is Back

Looking good has never been as important as feeing good about yourself, but looking good always helps you feel good. Most everyone has that special day that they need to look their best, whether it is for a job interview, to catch the eye of that special someone, or the most important of all, the wedding day. Having a great wedding makeup artist Manchester for that day is something all of us want to have at our disposal for those special occasions. But it is important that person knows our likes and dislikes plus our style to get that perfect look. I love makeup, but I don’t want to go out looking like I’m ready for a theater performance, or that I’m ready for a day a the beach, so choosing the right person to be my artist is crucial. Personalities must blend between the client and the artist so each feels comfortable with what style is to be desired.

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National Anthem at the Hockey Game

I recently received a call back after an audition to play the National Anthem in the opening of the match. I wanted to showcase the value that blues music has in today’s music world so I played my saxophone. The talent scouts loved my rendition of the song and gave me the gig.

Trying not to fall in my ice skates while waiting to play, the loudspeaker announced my name and welcomed me onto the ice. I skated out to see everyone standing with hats off and hands on their hearts. I stabled myself, took a deep breath, and let the music play itself.

Everyone cheered and whistled at the end of my long, bluesy run that ended the song. I met with some officials and players after the game who congratulated me on making the National Anthem sound so cool. The best compliment I got was from a beautiful woman who said, “The sexiest man in the world is a saxophone player Manchesterr.”

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Cosmetic Career Day Conundrum

Have you ever taken an interest in the field of cosmetics? Like many girls my age, I was quickly drawn to that category of work, and pounced on the opportunity to meet with a professional cosmetologist on my school’s career day. If there has ever been a disillusioning day of my life, it was that day. The Santa Claus myth can only pale in comparison to the encounter I had with this self proclaimed Manchester makeup artist. Her appearance was brash to say the least. The attire she had chosen to wear to a public high school was reminiscent to those worn by women in modern music videos. Her demeanor didn’t do her justice either. She spoke with an entitled tone of voice that made the entire experience seem like more of a chore, and less of a treat. Needless to say, I’ve taken great solace in the fact that I decided to major in business instead.

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