Orthodox

Liturgical-Musical Customs at the Dawn of a New Era: Continuity and Change in Salomon Geiger’s Divrey Kehillot

Geiger’s work testifies to the overwhelming continuity of the liturgical-musical customs of Frankfurt-am-Main, many of which reflect a hazzanut of “sound signification.” Nevertheless it also reveals change, modification and even decay of some of Frankfurt’s liturgical-musical practices. To some extent the Divrey Kehillot represents an idealized portrayal of minhag frankfurt prior to Modernity.

Material Type: 
Articles in Books
Year: 
2005

The Priestly Blessing in the Ashkenazi Synagogue: Ritual and Chant

"The Purpose of this article is to survey the traditional developments of the PB ritual and its music in the Ashkenazi communities in both Central and Eastern Europe and to discuss the later developments in the Reform congregations of Germany and North America.

Material Type: 
Articles in Books
Year: 
2002

Mathew Miller (Matisyahu)

Singer, songwriter

Born in West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA. Released his first album in 2004, and has been performing and recording ever since for fans all around the world. His artistic style combines reggae, rock, and rap, and is inspired by Hassidic music (primarily by Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach). His lyrics contain many references to elements and issues within Judaism. Matisyahu is known for his unusual combination of Orthodox Jewish belief and popular music.

 

1979-

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