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Jüdische Volksmusik: Eine mitteleuropäische Geistesgeschichte

A selection of writings by scholars and folklorists, mostly of introductions to Jewish folk song collections, arranged by topics and chronologically. Each entry is accompanied by a short contextualization by the author. It provides an overview of the development of the modern conceptualization of Jewish folksongs in Central European learned circles of musicians and Jewish studies scholars.

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Articles in Books
Year: 
2005

Sabbath Eve Qiddush by Haim Effendi

Performer

A classical Eastern Sephardi rendition of the Sabbath Eve Qiddush (the Sanctification of the Sabbath over a cup of wine) recited by the head of the family before the festive meal. The text includes introductory verses (Genesis 2:1-3) the blessing over the wine and the blessing of the Sabbath. The piece ends with a vocalization and Haim Effendi’s blessing “Shabbat shalom siñores” (“A peaceful Sabbath my friends”).

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Recordings

Eine Jüdische Hochzeit in Südrussland

Quoted in translation as pp. 19-20 in Joel Rubin. 1997. Liner notes. pp. 17-24 in Joel Rubin Jewish Music Ensemble. Beregovski’s khasene. Welt Musik SM 1614-2.           

 

Material Type: 
Articles in Journals
Year: 
1905

An Interview with Andy Statman

This book is accompanied by a CD (recording no. 4090) of music from some of the contemporary klezmer scene's most prominent bands and musicians.

Material Type: 
Articles in Books
Year: 
1996

Music

Author

An overview of JM under Islam arranged according to historical and geographical criteria. It also includes a substantial bibliography and discography on the subject. The same encyclopedia, available in a restricted online version, includes many other biographical entries on musicians.

Material Type: 
Books

Jewish Music

Author

A collaborative effort to create a comprehensive text that will cover the entire span of JM as it is practiced in the past generations. This entry does not emphasizes sweeping historical developments but rather concentrates on specific areas, such as locations, genres, styles, and registers of musical creation

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Internet Sites

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