Songs

Jontefflieder

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A collection of songs and music for the Jewish holidays divided into eleven sections by holiday: 1. Simchath-torah 2. Chanukkah 3. Purim 4. Pessach 5/6. Lag-baomer and Shavuoth -7. Tishah-be'Av 8. Rosh-ha'Shanah 9/10. Yom-kippur 11. Sukkot

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Books
Year: 
1919

"Next Year" in "Jerusalem of Gold": The contribution of the Israeli music to the music of the world

This paper describes the interrelations between the Israeli music and the music of other countries, the give and take relations. Three Israeli famous songs are used as an example: “Tsena Tsena” (Come Out), “Yerushalaim Shel Zahav”(Jerusalem of Gold) and “Bashana Haba’ah” (Next Year), their entrance into the music of other countries, and the modifications that happened while changing their “citizenship”.

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Articles in Journals
Year: 
2006

שירי ארץ ישראל? Songs of the Land of Israel?

The genre “Songs of the Land of Israel“ is considered as the "folk" music of Israel. This repertoire, unlike most other folk music cultures, has developed mainly in the 20th century and consists of composed songs. Nevertheless, it complies with some of the characteristics conventionally attributed to "folk" music: It exists as an oral tradition and it is typically consumed in the framework of "Shira be-tzibbur" (communal singing).

Material Type: 
Articles in Books
Year: 
2002

Review of recording: Pizmon

Discusses "Pizmon: Syrian-Jewish religious and social song" (Meadowlark 105, 1985) edited by Kay Kaufman Shelemay and Sarah Weiss, descriptive booklet (8 p.) by Kay Kaufman Shelemay, Sarah Weiss, and Geoffrey Goldberg. Pizmon (pizmonim, pl.) is the term employed by the Syrian Jews to denote a Hebrew song in praise of God, whose melody is borrowed.

Material Type: 
Articles in Journals
Year: 
1987

George Gershwin's songbook: Influences of Jewish music, ragtime and Jazz

Doctoral dissertation (University of Kentucky. The 18 piano transcriptions in the "George Gershwin song-book" reflect Gershwin's abilities as a pianist and his fascination with the early 20th music. In America's melting-pot of cultures, the influences of ragtime, jazz and traditional Jewish music may be found. Gershwin wrote for the piano in a remarkable free fresh and innovative fashion. Improvisations as a genre and not as a style are brilliantly captured in this opus.

Material Type: 
Books
Year: 
1989

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