Music

Remarks concerning the Use of the Melograph in Ethnomusicological Studies

The article lists conclusions with regard to the use of the melograph for ethnomusicological studies based on analysis of Arab and Allepo vocalists. The conclusions are many one is that the melograph should be used for analysis and not to assist performance. Another is that the information received from the Melograph helps to describe intonation and note changes in the pitch level and rhythm.

Material Type: 
Articles in Books
Year: 
1968

Esther - Le Salut d'Israel par Esther: Oratorio en langue hebraique en trois actes (1774) (CD)

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Booklet contains program notes by various writers and Hebrew libretto by Jacob Raphael Saraval, with French, English and German translation. A co-production of the Jewish Music Research Centre and Universal Music. World premiere, recorded by Radio France from live performance at Montpellier Festival (July 22, 2003).

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Recordings
Year: 
2003

Esther - Le Salut d'Israel par Esther: Oratorio en langue hebraique en trois actes (1774) (Video)

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Accompanied by the concert's program notes, including the Hebrew libretto by Jacob Raphael Saraval, with French, English and German translations. A co-production of the Jewish Music Research Centre, The Israel Festival and the Israel Broadcasting Authority.
A recording of the world premiere, as performed in the the Henry Crown Symphony Hall at the Jerusalem Theater (May 31, 2000), on a VHS-PAL video cassette.

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Films
Year: 
2000

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

Giovanni Maria, an excellent flutist, was part of a small group of Jewish musicians in the court of Pope Leo X. Salomone Rossi (1570-ca. 1630) made significant contributions to vocal music. Other Jewish Italian musicians included the violinist Giulio Terni and the soprano Giuditta Pasta (1797-1865). Michele Andrea Agniello Costa (1806-84) studied at the Royal Conservatory in Naple and eventually was appointed music director at the Kingws Theatre in London.

Material Type: 
Articles in Journals
Year: 
1989-1990

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

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