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Ya salio de la mar': Judeo-Spanish wedding songs among Moroccan Jews in Canada

Sephardic music is broadly devided along gender lines into the lithurgical/paralithurgical (men's repertoire) secular (women's repertoire). Wedding songs are the repertoire most specific to women. The songs examined were sung by women of Moroccan origin now residing in Montreal.
The book was originally published in 1987 as Contributions in Women's Studies No. 79 by Greenwood Press Inc. Westport, CT. OR NEW YORK?????? (check)

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Articles in Books
Year: 
1989

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.

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Books
Year: 
1989

The Spanish and the Sephardic Romances: Musical links

A comparative study of Spanish romances (extant in 16th-c. Spanish polyphonic sources) and Sephardic romances. Textual and musical concordances are provided for romances from the two repertoires. This study represents the first discovery of melodic similarities between the two repertoires.

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Articles in Journals
Year: 
1988

The Music of the Judeo-Spanish Romancero: Stylistic features

Analyzes the style of 91 examples from the Judeo-Spanish repertoire on the basis of recordings preserved in the National Sound Archive (NSA), Jerusalem. An appendix contains 14 examples together with musical transcriptions (with data on informants and recording sites).

Material Type: 
Articles in Journals
Year: 
1988

The Performance of the Judeo-Spanish Repertoire

The Present study deals with (i) the performance of the Judeo-Spanish repertoire maintained until today by the Sephardi Jews from two main areas of their Diaspora - the eastern Mediterranean (the Ottoman area, later Turkey, Bulgaria, Greece, and Yugoslavia), and the western Mediterranean (Morocco), (ii) the performance of the secular and paraliturgical Sephardi repertoire sung in Judeo-Spanish.

Material Type: 
Articles in Journals
Year: 
1997

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