This entry is part of an online exhibit entitled: "Hava Nagila: From Idelsohn to Belafonte & Beyond," prepared by Eva Heinstein with help from the JMRC staff. To view the exhibit in its entirety click on the link above.
Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Outlines the efforts of government officials to “Germanize” and “dejudaize” the texts of sacred choral works, such as Christmas carols and traditional hymns, by modifying the verses to reflect Nazi ideals. Includes a suggested reading list on the subject.
Contains Eastern-European Ashkenazi chants and Hasidic melodies as well as some choral arrangements of the same. The Anthology also contains original compositions of Jewish composers, most importantly Arnold Schonberg's last compositions 'Mima'amakim" (in Hebrew).