Musical Life and Traditions of the Portuguese Jewish Community of Amsterdam in the XVIIIth Century

Musical Life and Traditions of the Portuguese Jewish Community of Amsterdam in the XVIIIth Century

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Material Type: 
Books
Publisher: 
The Magnes Press, The Hebrew University
Place of Publication: 
Jerusalem
Year: 
1974
Series: 
Yuval Monograph Series
Volume: 
1
Languages: 
English
Country / Area: 
Netherlands
Tradition: 
Spanish-Portuguese
Description: 

This monograph presents the existing literary evidence related to the art music practices of the Portuguese Jewish Community of Amsterdam in the 18th century. It includes an inventory of the notated musical sources preserved in the library of the community in Amsterdam, an edition of some of the works, and background on the musical occasions in which this music was performed. 144p. Revised and enlarged version of part 4 of the author's "la pratique musicale savante dans quelques communautes juives en Europe aux 17e et 18e siecles".

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