Vocal

Three Synagogue Chants of the Twelfth Century

This collection includes arrangements for voice (with piano or organ accompaniment) of the three chants that were discovered on two manuscripts originating from the Cairo Geniza: 1. "Mi’al har Horev" 2. "Wa-Eda’ mah" and 3. "Baruk’ Hag-Gever." The hymn texts are included in Hebrew (romanized) and are also printed separately in Hebrew, English, French, and German.

Material Type: 
Scores
Year: 
1969

The Multiple Voices of American Klezmer

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Since the 1970s, klezmer has undergone a revival and radical transformation. Originally a European Jewish music, klezmer is now a staple of the world music scene. Although the fusion of instrumental and vocal genres under a single musical umbrella is a significant marker of change between the Old World and revived klezmer repertories, the extension of the boundaries of the klezmer repertory to encompass vocal material has largely been overlooked by practitioners and scholars.

Material Type: 
Articles in Journals
Year: 
2007

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