Songs

Hebraeisch-orientalischer Melodienschatz, [G] 1914-32

10 volumes; Also in English (vols. 1-2, 6-10) and Hebrew (vols. 1-5). Each volume contains scores of various kinds of music (liturgical and paraliturgical, as well as comparisons to music of other communities or to non-Jewish music), preceded by an introductory section about the Jews, their culture and languages, and their music (including theoretical analysis).

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Books
Year: 
1914-32

Hebraeisch-orientalischer Melodienschatz, [E] 1923-33 [Thesaurus of Hebrew Oriental Melodies]

Vols. 1-2, 6-10; Also in German (1-10) and Hebrew (vols. 1-5). Each volume contains scores of various kinds of music (liturgical and paraliturgical, as well as comparisons to music of other communities or to non-Jewish music), preceded by an introductory section about the Jews, their culture and languages, and their music (including theoretical analysis).

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Books
Year: 
1925-33

The impact of mass media and acculturation on the Judeo-Spanish song tradition in Montreal

Many Sephardic people--Judeo-Spanish-speaking people from Morocco and others from Greece and Turkey--emigrated to Montreal from the 1950s to the 1980s. Their music includes Judeo-Spanish and lyric songs derived from Turkish gazel and Greek rebetiko music, popular songs influenced by French, Italian, and Latin American music, Zionist songs, North African traditions, and Israeli folk music

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Articles in Books
Year: 
1989

Judeo-Spanish songs in the Sephardic communities of Montreal and Toronto: Survival, function, change

Ph.D. dissertation. An examination of traditional Judeo-Spanish song in the Sephardic communities of Montreal and Toronto. A corpus of some 300 songs recorded in a field study is described in terms of context, function, themes, distribution by age and gender, and transmission. Transcribed examples represent all types of song in the repertoire, including frequently neglected light and topical material.

Material Type: 
Books
Year: 
1989

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