Hosha'na Rabbah in Casale Monferrato 1732.
Works from the 18th century repertory of the communities of Amsterdam: cantatas and choral works; and Casale Monferrato: A Musical Ceremony for Hosha'na Rabbah, from 1732.
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.
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 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.
Hebrew title: שירים לילדים Children's songs composed by Joel Walbe, and written by Hebrew poets: N. Alterman, H.N. Bialik, S. Tchernichovsky, L. Kipnis, S. Bas, L. Goldberg, D. Shim'onovitch, M. Dafna, A. Shlonski and Y. Orland. Songs for holidays, dance songs and nature songs.
English title: The singing of Israel and its sources: a contribution to Hebrew musicology. Includes chapters about music in the bible, masoretic accents,dance, arabic songs, and music of different Jewish cultural groups. The book is the publication of Joel Walbe's doctorate by the same name, which he submitted to the University of Vienna in 1964.