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Hebraeisch-orientalischer Melodienschatz, 02[G]: Gesaenge der babylonischen Juden

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

Also exists in English and Hebrew. 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).

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