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The Making of a Reform Jewish Cantor: Musical Authority, Cultural Investment.

Examines the office of the modern Amrican cantor through a detailed ethnography of the School of Sacred Music of the Hebrew Union College with emphasis on the social mechanisms through which students acquire skills, repertoire and eventually round up their selves as communitarian Leaders of prayer.

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Books
Year: 
2009

Chosen voices: the story of the American cantorate.

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An overview of the history and ethnography of the American cantorial practces in Conservative synagogues, based on extensive intervies with its practitioners (cantors) and the institutions of training. also discusses musical aspects of the repertoire.

Material Type: 
Books

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