Musicology

The World Centre for Jewish Music in Palestine, 1936–1940: Jewish Musical Life on the Eve of World War II

A survey of the history and personalities of an ambitions pre-World War II attempt to create an institution that will document and promote Jewish music while moving the operations from an insecure Europe to Palestine. Based on the archives of the WCJM located at the National Library of Israel in Jerusalem, the book includes useful indices.

Material Type: 
Books
Year: 
1992

Was heisst “jüdische Musik”? Grundzüge eines Diskurses im 20. Jahrhundert.

A programmatic article including a very valuable critique of most of definitions of Jewish music. It stresses the ambiguity of the concept of Jewish music as well as the racialized discourses related to it that developed after Richard Wagner.

Material Type: 
Articles in Books
Year: 
2004

Music

Editor

A survey of the main issues on music research from the perspective of Jewish studies emphasizing concepts of cultural studies, such as ethnicity, diaspora, and nationhood.

Material Type: 
Articles in Books
Year: 
2002

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