Hazzanut

Omanut ha-Hazzanut

This collection is the main work of cantor and composer Abraham Ber Birnbaum. It is a treatment of liturgical music for Cantor and choir, and consists of two volumes: The first volume contains recitatives and responsory prayers, and chapters of choir for Shabbat's prayers. The second volume is dedicated to the High Holidays prayers. The collection has much enriched the synagogue music of the time.

Material Type: 
Scores
Year: 
1954

Chants de sable et d'etoiles - Chants of Sand and Stars

90 min. French, Hebrew, Arabic, Yiddish, Ladino, and English w/ English subtitles
Director: Nicolas Klotz.
Documentary on the importance and utilisation of traditional music in Sephardic Jewish communities - from the Middle East, via America, to Africa. A unique compilation of footage of chazzanot, or Jewish liturgical pieces, from across the Jewish world, and an investigation of its influence on other communities and visa versa.

Material Type: 
Films
Year: 
1997(?)

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