Music

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 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

Der Gesang Israels und seine Quellen :‎ ein Beitrag zur hebräischen Musikologie

Author

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.

Material Type: 
Books
Year: 
1975

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