Amsterdam

Le-El elim : cantata for two solo voices with B.C.

The piece is a cantata written for the Portuguese-Jewish community in Amsterdam. It is thought to have been used for liturgical purposes. The piece was discovered by Hans Krieg in 1947 in the Portuguese-Jewish library Ets Chaim, in Amsterdam. The style of the piece resembles the Baroque and rococo composers of its time. The cantata consists of four duets and two solos.

Material Type: 
Scores
Year: 
1989

R. Joseph Shalom Gallego Author of Imrei No’am: A Cantor from Saloniki in Early 17th-century Amsterdam; with Annotations on the Poets, the Poems by Joseph Shalom Gallego and an Analytical Index by Tova Beeri

Material Type: 
Articles in Journals
Year: 
1992

Traditional High Holy Day Melodies of the Portuguese Synagogue of Amsterdam

Begins with a brief history of Jewish life in Amsterdam from the earliest evidence of the 16th c., through the 17th and 18th c., including the construction and later history of the famous Esnoga (synagogue) building and the associated Ets Haim library. Musical life in the Amsterdam Jewish community in the 17th and 18th c.

Material Type: 
Articles in Journals
Year: 
1981

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