Jewish music

Was heisst “jüdische Musik”? Grundzüge eines Diskurses im 20. Jahrhundert.

A programmatic article including a very valuable critique of most of definitions of Jewish music. It stresses the ambiguity of the concept of Jewish music as well as the racialized discourses related to it that developed after Richard Wagner.

Material Type: 
Articles in Books
Year: 
2004

Music

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A survey of the main issues on music research from the perspective of Jewish studies emphasizing concepts of cultural studies, such as ethnicity, diaspora, and nationhood.

Material Type: 
Articles in Books
Year: 
2002

Le-El elim : cantata for two solo voices with B.C.

The piece is a cantata written for the Portuguese-Jewish community in Amsterdam. It is thought to have been used for liturgical purposes. The piece was discovered by Hans Krieg in 1947 in the Portuguese-Jewish library Ets Chaim, in Amsterdam. The style of the piece resembles the Baroque and rococo composers of its time. The cantata consists of four duets and two solos.

Material Type: 
Scores
Year: 
1989

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