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Jewish musical traditions

by Amnon Shiloah

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Published by Wayne State University Press in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews -- Music -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-264) and index.

    StatementAmnon Shiloah.
    SeriesJewish folklore and anthropology series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3195 .S4 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination274 p. :
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1558526M
    ISBN 100814322344
    LC Control Number91039456

      This week and the next (Weeks 4 & 5 in our Syllabus), we will be working on musical (and sound) objects, and listen to two audio anthologies representing Jewish musical traditions in the global diaspora.. Please note that all tracks are available on UC Berkeley’s bCourses website. Some are also available online at the link below.   How Jewish Traditions Developed. A list of Jewish traditions might make the religion appear humorously nitpicky to non-Jews. A sort of magnified and glamorized portrayal of this is the musical Fiddler on the Roof with the song “Tradition.” Despite the Jewish adherence to sometimes painstaking ritual, the underlying philosophy is actually.

      The coverage of the book is impressive--it is indeed one of its best qualities. While most books about Jewish music assume some basic knowledge of Judaism, the authors provide a fresh, lively introduction to the topic. It is useful for anyone, Jews and non-Jews alike, who wishes to grasp the alphabet of the musical facet of Jewish liturgy.   Program director of New York's Festival of Soviet Jewish Traditions, he produced the musical portion of the exhibition "A Century of Ambivalence: The Jews of Russia and the Soviet Union" at New York's Jewish Museum. Alpert was the music director for the play The People vs.

    Her doctoral dissertation, Women in music performance: The Iraqi Jewish experience in Israel (London University, ), surveys the historical, social and musical life of Iraqi Jews in Iraq and Israel, noting the significant change in women’s musical participation, and the continued preference for Iraqi Jewish musical traditions at religious. These and more Jewish traditions are brought to life in the personal stories and accounts of Jewish experiences in my book, This Jewish Life. The book is made up of 54 stories of birth, notable life events, holidays and death. This Jewish Life is one calendar year of Jewish life as told by a diversity of voices.


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