Liturgy

Traditional High Holy Day Melodies of the Portuguese Synagogue of Amsterdam

Begins with a brief history of Jewish life in Amsterdam from the earliest evidence of the 16th c., through the 17th and 18th c., including the construction and later history of the famous Esnoga (synagogue) building and the associated Ets Haim library. Musical life in the Amsterdam Jewish community in the 17th and 18th c.

Material Type: 
Articles in Journals
Year: 
1981

Zimrat Yah, vols. 1 & 2

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Liturgic songs consisting of Hebrew, German and English arranged for the Jewish rite with organ accompaniment. Vol. I. comprising the Sabbath Evening and Morning Services, Psalms and Hymns. Vol. II comprising the Services, Psalms and Hymns for the three Festivals, Thanksgiving, Purim and Chanukah.

Material Type: 
Books
Year: 
1871-1886

The practice of music as an expression of religious philosophy among the East-Ashkenazi Jews

Special issue on Jewish music Establishing a conceptual framework for the discussion of the liturgical music of the East Ashkenazi Jews cannot apply the commonly accepted notions of prayer, speech, sacred, music, and art as separate categories.

Material Type: 
Articles in Journals
Year: 
2000

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