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.
A partial bibliography of Joseph Yasser's writings and lectures, with emphasis on subjects related to Jewish music. Each bibliographical item includes publication information, summary of content, and a list of the literature that was written about the item.
A critical review of research in Jewish music, its paradigms, ideological underpinnings, agendas, institutions, achievements and limitations. It also offers an extensive bibliography of works published mostly in the first decade of the twenty-first century.
On musicology in an Israeli context. For an English version, see "Historical Musicology and Musical Culture: Redefining Terms as a Means of Redefining Goals," in Studies in Socio-Musical Sciences, ed. Joachim Braun and Uri Sharvit (Ramat-Gan: Bar-Ilan University Press, 1998), 99-108.