Popular music

Funny, it doesn’t sound Jewish : how Yiddish songs and synagogue melodies influenced Tin Pan Alley, Broadway, and Hollywood

An attempt to demonstrate the deep layers of "JM" embedded in the popular American song by analyzing a plethora of examples showing the presence of innuendos, motives, paraphrases or flat quotations of music deriving from "authentic" Jewish repertoires (mostly liturgucal).

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Books
Year: 
2004

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

Sentimentality and High Pathos: Popular Music in Fascist Germany

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Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Explores the ways popular music was used as a social and political tool by the Reich Chamber of Music to shape the German public image of the Nazis. Provides analysis of Nazi radio transmissions of the 1930s to trace the increasing use of music as a propaganda tool.

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Articles in Journals
Year: 
1985

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