Cantor

The Cantor: an Historical Perspective: a Study of the Origin, Communal Position and Function of the Hazzan

Author

Traces the origins and development of the office of the synagogue cantor, a central position in the musical life of any Jewish community. The author draws from sources attesting the functions and duties of the cantor, as well as attitudes towards him, from early rabbinical to early modern writings

Material Type: 
Books
Year: 
1972

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