Hebraeisch-orientalischer Melodienschatz, 02[H]: Gesaenge der babylonischen Juden נגינות יהודי בבל

Material Type: 
Books
Place of Publication: 
Berlin
Year: 
1922
Languages: 
Hebrew
Country / Area: 
Iraq
Tradition: 
Baghdadi
Description: 

Also exists in German and English. Music of Babylonian Jews (and Kurdish Jews). Includes an introductory essay on their customs, their language (in comparison to Syrian pronunciation of Hebrew), and their music (modes, motives and Arabic influence, as well as comparison of Biblical cantillation of various communities); contains some information also about the Jews of Kurdistan and their language (Aramaic).