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Thesaurus of Hebrew Oriental Music

Material Type: 
Scores
Publisher: 
Breitkopf & Hartel (vol. I), Benjamin Hartz (vol. II-X)
Place of Publication: 
Berlin, Vienna, Jerusalem
Year: 
1914 (vol. I), (1922-1933 (vol. II-X)
Description: 

The most important anthology of Jewish music. The first five volumes contain music of Oriental Jewish communities which Idelsohn heard in Jerusalem during the years 1907-1921. The other five volumes contain music of Ashkenazi communities which Idelsohn collected from different sources. Volumes VI and VII are based on the manuscripts of the Birnbaum Collection at the Library of the Hebrew Union College Cincinnati.

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