Music

The field of popular music in Israel (1985)

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A review indicting the actions of different social forces negotiating the nature and meaning of popular music in Israel. Includes a discussion on: the different musical genres in the field and their social context; the hierarchy between those genres; the social and cultural factors involved in producing and preserving the hierarchy; the social forces and musical genres in conflict with the existing situation, and the dynamics of change resulting from this conflict.

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Articles in Books
Year: 
1989

Invention individuelle et tradition collective dans la musique juive de Hongrie

Also in: Musicological Studies 3 (1980): 139-58. Interviews made during field work in Hungary and Czechoslovakia illustrate the emic concepts about musical composition in Ashkenazic Jewish music. The concepts differ considerably with regard to various styles within the tradition. Nevertheless, it is generally agreed that Hassidic nigumim are original inventions of composers from Hassidic courts.

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Books
Year: 
1982-83

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