Niggun

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.

Material Type: 
Books
Year: 
1982-83

Sefer Hanigunim

175 Hassidic songs, some with words, transcribed and arranged by Weisser. Also contains Chabad version of torah cantillation as notated by Weisser.

Material Type: 
Scores
Year: 
1948

Hebraeisch-orientalischer Melodienschatz, 10[E]: Gesaenge der Chassidim [Songs of the Chassidim]


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This entry is part of an online exhibit entitled: "Hava Nagila: From Idelsohn to Belafonte & Beyond," prepared by Eva Heinstein with help from the JMRC staff. To view the exhibit in its entirety click on the link above.

Material Type: 
Books
Year: 
1932

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