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The "Israeli" In Israeli Music: The Audience Responds

The present study is a report of an experimentdone in Jerusalem in 1976. The research question is: Does the audience consider Israeli music different from music written in other countries, and is the audience capable of differentiating certain features which would characterize musical works as "Israeli".

Material Type: 
Articles in Journals
Year: 
1978

Viktor Ullmann. A brief biography and appreciation

Author

Born in Jan. 1898 in Teschen, Czechoslovakia, Ullmann studied in Vienna; in 1918-19, he was a pupil of Arnold Schoenberg. From 1920-27 he served as conducting assistant to Alexander Zemlinsky in Prague, and also worked as free-lance composer and teacher. He continued as a composer and a music critic in Theresienstadt, where he had been deported in 1942. In Oct. 1944 Ullmann was sent to his death in Auschwitz.

Material Type: 
Articles in Journals
Year: 
1979

La pratique musicale savante dans quelques communautes juives en Europe aux XVIIe–XVIIIe siecles

Author

Covers the emergence of the practice of Western Art Music in European Jewish communities (Italy, Southern France, Amsterdam) prior to the nineteenth century. Includes detailed descriptions of the repertoires, their contexts of performance and their composers. This work manifests the implicit desire of Jewish music scholars to inscribe a Jewish presence in the predominant Christian and Eurocentric music narrative of modern Musicology.

Material Type: 
Books
Year: 
1966

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