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Review of recording: Pizmon

Material Type: 
Articles in Journals
In: 
International Folk Music Year Book
Year: 
1987
Volume: 
XIX
Pages: 
141-142
Languages: 
English
Country / Area: 
Syria
Description: 

Discusses "Pizmon: Syrian-Jewish religious and social song" (Meadowlark 105, 1985) edited by Kay Kaufman Shelemay and Sarah Weiss, descriptive booklet (8 p.) by Kay Kaufman Shelemay, Sarah Weiss, and Geoffrey Goldberg. Pizmon (pizmonim, pl.) is the term employed by the Syrian Jews to denote a Hebrew song in praise of God, whose melody is borrowed.

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