Hebraeisch-orientalischer Melodienschatz, 08[G]: Der Synagogengesang der osteuropaeischen Juden

Material Type: 
Books
Publisher: 
Friedrich Hofmeister
Place of Publication: 
Leipzig
Year: 
1932
Languages: 
German
Tradition: 
Eastern Ashkenazi
Description: 

Also exists in English. This is the first of the three volumes which deal with music of East European Jews. It was published in 1932 in German and English. The volume has two parts. Part I contains melodies as they were sung by non-professional ba'ale tefillah. Here Idelsohn was both scholar and informant; most of the melodies he wrote down from his own memory, the rest he gathered from various cantors' manuscripts. Part II is an edition of cantorial compositions from manuscripts

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