The Ancient Melodies of the Liturgy of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews

Material Type: 
Books
Publisher: 
Wessel
Place of Publication: 
London
Year: 
1857
Languages: 
English
Country / Area: 
England
Tradition: 
Sephardi
Description: 

Synagogue music and hymns, transcribed, arranged and harmonized by Emanuel Abraham Aguilar. Contents: Morning Hymns, Sabbath melodies and Hymns, For Feast of New year and day of Atonement, Festival Hymns, Elegies for the Ninth day of Ab, Occasional Hymns. Preceded by an essay by de Sola, on the history of Spanish Jewish poets and their poetry, as well as the question of survival of ancient tunes and the introduction of new melodies to the concerned poetry (see separated entry).