Idelsohn

The Musical Realization of Biblical cantilation symbols (teamim) in the Jewish Yemenite Tradition

The article deals with the Torah reading of the Yemenites Jews of San'a and examines the structure and function of six teamim melodies used in the prayers (Torah Reading), when learning the Torah and by children in the Heder.

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Articles in Books
Year: 
1982

My life: A sketch

An autobiographical sketch written after Idelsohn retired from the Hebrew Union College. It contains a detailed description of his early career and his work in Jerusalem. A shorter autobiographical sketch in Hebrew was published in Die Chasanim Welt and contains some supplementary details. Pages 15-17 are an introduction by Eliyahu Schleifer.

Material Type: 
Articles in Books
Year: 
1986

The Adonai Malach Mode in Ashkenazi Prayer Music: the Problem Stated and a Proposed Outlook based on Musical Characteristics

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An attempt to redefine the Ashkenazi "Adonai Malach" prayer mode. Contains an historical review of its most important definitions (Idelsohn, Cohon, Avenary), and analysis of its motifs, appearing in various prayers. Includes bibliographical references.

Material Type: 
Articles in Journals
Year: 
2001

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