India

One Day the Heart Opens

Documentary. English.
Director, script, editor: Tlalim, Asher
Executive Producer: Jochsberger, Tzipora
Editor: Seroussi, Edwin
Seven groups of different ethnicity - Persian, Indian, Iraqi, Ethiopian, Kurdistani, Georgian and Tajikistani perform. Ehud Banai joins the groups at Tower of David Museum featuring musical instruments of their community - santour, persian dulcimer, oud, Arabic lute, darbukka, sorna.

Material Type: 
Films
Year: 
1995

Toward Jerusalem

Documentary. English.
Director, script, editor: Tlalim, Asher
Executive Producer: Jochsberger, Tzipora
Editor: Seroussi, Edwin

Seven groups of different ethnicity - Persian, Indian, Iraqi, Ethiopian, Kurdistani, Georgian and Tajikistani perform joined by Ehud Bannai.
Hebrew version

Material Type: 
Films
Year: 
1995

The Performance Practice of the Rig-Veda: A Musical Expression of Excited Speech

Although there have been much academic research about the Veda cantillation (the performance of a collection of Indian hymns) little had been done to reveal the basic principles which govern the Vedic cantillation. This study summarizes the characteristics of the Rig-Veda cantillation and discusses the implications for more general musical issues. The Rig- Veda hymns represent an extreme case in which the performance style is crucial in determining the style of the cantillation.

Material Type: 
Articles in Books
Year: 
1986

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