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Passport to Jewish music : its history, traditions, and culture

Author: Irene Heskes
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994.
Series: Contributions to the study of music and dance, no. 33.
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The purpose of this book is to present a survey of Jewish music to illuminate its special role as a mirror of history, tradition, and cultural heritage. The 27 topical chapters have been placed within a modified chronological perspective to present a historic picture of virtually every important development in Jewish music. The book represents a culmination of several decades of the author's dedicated labor and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Heskes, Irene.
Passport to Jewish music.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994
(DLC) 93035835
(OCoLC)28962468
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Irene Heskes
ISBN: 9780313389115 031338911X
OCLC Number: 615600454
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 353 pages).
Contents: pt. I. Documenting the Heritage. 1. A Duty of Preservation and Continuity: Collectors and Collections of Jewish Music in America. 2. Abraham Z. Idelsohn and Gershon Ephros: Creative Connection. 3. Builders of Sacred Bridges: Scholars and Studies in Jewish Music --
pt. II. Bible, Liturgy, and Cantorial Art. 4. Jewish Music and Biblical Heritage. 5. A Historical and Bibliographical Perspective on Jewish Liturgical Music in Eastern Europe to 1900. 6. The Golden Age of the Cantorial Art. 7. Melodies of Prayer: The Jewish Liturgical Calendar --
pt. III. The Musical Heritage of Sephardic and Oriental Jewry. 8. Judeo-Spanish Moroccan Songs. 9. Three Important Collections of Sephardic Music. 10. Sephardic Music Conference in Jerusalem. 11. Sephardic Traditions and Mediterranean Styles. 12. The Music of Oriental Jewry --
pt. IV. Music of Mysticism and Piety. 13. The Mystics: Poet-Bards of the Liturgy. 14. The Music of Hasidism: Melodies of Spiritual Ecstasy. 15. Collections of Hasidic Music. pt. V. The Yiddish Musical World of Eastern Europe. 16. Music and Yiddish. 17. Yiddish Musical Theater: Its Origins in Europe. 18. Russian Nationalism and Jewish Music --
pt. VI. The Holocaust Era. 19. The Musical Legacy of the Holocaust --
pt. VII. America. 20. Three Hundred Years of Jewish Music in America --
pt. VIII. The Music of Zion and Israel. 21. Hope and the Man: Hatikvah and Naphtali Herz Imber. 22. Song and the Modern Return to Zion. 23. The Inspiration of Israeli Composers. 24. Musical Festivities in Israel --
pt. IX. Composers and Compositions. 25. Reflections on Creativity and Heritage: Salomone Rossi and His Era. 26. Meyerbeer, Halevy, and Offenbach: The Nineteenth Century. 27. Arnold Schoenberg: Shaper of Twentieth-Century Music Creativity. 28. Bloch, Milhaud, and Castelnuovo-Tedesco. 29. An Emigre Sampler: Toch, Zeisl, Wolpe, and Weill. 30. Leonard Bernstein. 31. Commissioning of Jewish Music. 32. Some Thoughts on American Popular Songwriters: Berlin, Kern, Gershwin, and Arlen. 33. Scripture as Creative Inspiration --
X. Women. 34. Miriam's Sisters: Jewish Women and Liturgical Music.
Series Title: Contributions to the study of music and dance, no. 33.
Responsibility: Irene Heskes.

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