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The Most Musical Nation: Jews and Culture in the Late Russian Empire

James Loeffler


Drawing on a mass of unpublished writings and archival sources from prerevolutionary Russian conservatories, this book offers an account of the Jewish search for a modern identity in Russia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

Keywords: unpublished writings, archival sources, prerevolutionary Russian conservatories, Jewish search, modern identity, Russia, music, politics, religion

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780300137132
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300137132.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

James Loeffler, author