Italy

Italian Jewish Musical Traditions from the Leo Levi Collection (1954-1961)

Collector

1 CD, accompanied by Hebrew and English program notes and texts. Selections of liturgical music of various Jewish communities in Italy, recorded originally by the Italian Jewish ethnomusicologist Leo Levi (1912-1982) from original sources. Contents: prayers, cantillation and hymns for Sabbath, High holidays, festivals, Hannukah, Purim; Songs and hymns for Birth, circumcision and wedding.

Material Type: 
Recordings
Year: 
2001

Hoshna’na Rabbah in Casale Monferrato 1732: Dove in the Clefts of the Rock

Editor

A critical edition of a musical ceremony for the festival of Hosha'ana Rabbah from the Italian Jewish community of Casale Monferato (1732), found in Ms. Ginzburg 807[1] at the Lenin State Library in Moscow. Score for 5-6 voices, strings and oboes. Includes liturgical texts and the cantata "Dove in the Clefts of the Rock". The score is preceded by a historical introduction and a facsimile edition of the original Hebrew libretto.
Soft cover. Orchestral parts available on rental.

Material Type: 
Scores
Year: 
1990

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