Arabic

Embroidered Canticles

Directed by Izza Genini

Film about Andalusian Jewish music. Featuring interviews on the subject aling with performances by Rabbi Haim Louk (information on his album that he released with Jewish Music Research Centre can be found here) and Abdelsadek Chekara.

 

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Material Type: 
Films
Year: 
1991

Der Gesang Israels und seine Quellen :‎ ein Beitrag zur hebräischen Musikologie

Author

English title: The singing of Israel and its sources: a contribution to Hebrew musicology.
Includes chapters about music in the bible, masoretic accents,dance, arabic songs, and music of different Jewish cultural groups.
The book is the publication of Joel Walbe's doctorate by the same name, which he submitted to the University of Vienna in 1964.

Material Type: 
Books
Year: 
1975

Channels of Rage

Documentary, 72 min.
Written & Directed by: Anat Halachmi
Produced by: Anat Halachmi – Anat Halachmi Productions, Tel Aviv
Sponsored by: The New Foundation for Cinema & Television and Israel’s Documentary Channel

Material Type: 
Films
Year: 
2003

The Musical Pasage in Ibn Ezra's Book of the Garden

Moses Ibn Ezra dealt with music in two of his main books including Maqalat Al Hadiqah which was written during his exile to Castille. In he deals with the metaphor in the bible and includes philosophical, theological and philological interpretations. The discussion on music encompasses: the definition of sound, and the sonorous process of communication. Parts of the text is edited and translated. Human and animal sounds are discussed as are the voice and musical values of the vocals.

Material Type: 
Articles in Books
Year: 
1982

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