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Music education in Jewish schools of metropolitan New York

Doctoral dissertation from Columbia University Teachers College. Music education in Jewish schools reveals a situation representative of many private institutions. Jewish schools are usually small, face financial problems, and suffer schedule constraints due to the combination of secular and religious studies. In such schools the program is usually confined to singing and public performance. The author recommends increased time for music programs, and improved facilities and curricula.

Material Type: 
Books
Year: 
1982

Italian Jewish musicians in Western musical tradition. II

Abramo Basevi (1818-1885) was a music critic and composer. His book "Studio sulle opera di Giuseppe Verdi" is considered a musicological tool. Another musicologist, Arnaldo Bonaventura (1862-1952) catalogued collections of old music at the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale in Florence. Violinist composer Federigo Console (b. 1841) is known for "Safer Shire Israel" ("Book of the Songs of Israel". Other Italians included pianist Carlo Felice Boghen (b. 1869), librettist Giacomo Orefice (b.

Material Type: 
Articles in Journals
Year: 
1990-1991

Mille voci una stella: Il contributo degli esecutori vocali ebrei o di originale ebraica alla musica operistica e classica (One thousand voices, one star: The contribution of Jewish or Jewish descended singers to operatic and classical music).

Lives and musical achievements of 20th-c. Jewish singers, with particular attention to those who suffered in the Holocaust.

Material Type: 
Books
Year: 
1987

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