Israel

Nights in Canaan: Early Songs of the Land of Israel (1881-1946)

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A collection of songs from the period of 1882-1946, sung in Canaan - Palestine - Land of Israel. Sung in Hebrew, Yiddish and Arabic by various performers. Collected and annotated by Yaakov Mazor. Program notes in Hebrew.

 

Performers: Yirmiyahu Rosenzweig, Bat-Ami Zemiri, Shimon Felman, Ra'ya Rotem, Miryam Levitin, Ezra Kadduri, Rami Bar-Giora, Carmeliyya Sela, Professor Menashe Har-El, Moshe Kedem. 

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Recordings
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1999

The Israeli Folk Song: A Methodological Example of Computer Analysis of Monophonic Music

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This study has a two-fold purpose: the presentation of one kind of examination of a specific musical repertoire in the field of the so-called Israeli folk-song, and the development of a method for examining and defining the style of a large monodic repertoire with the aid of the computer.

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Books
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1977

Taqsim: Instrumental Improvisation in Near Eastern Traditions

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This recording presents traditional instrumental solo improvisations performed by Arab and Jewish musicians in Israel. All but one of the taqasim (=pl. form of taqsim, the genre of Middle Eastern instrumental improvisation) are in mainstream urban style, a pan-Middle Eastern style that owes its existence largely to Egyptian musical trends and the Arabic mass media. The cassette is accompanied by a booklet with program notes in Hebrew, Arabic, and English.

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Recordings
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1980

Der Gesang Israels und seine Quellen :‎ ein Beitrag zur hebräischen Musikologie

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English title: The singing of Israel and its sources: a contribution to Hebrew musicology.
Includes chapters about music in the bible, masoretic accents,dance, arabic songs, and music of different Jewish cultural groups.
The book is the publication of Joel Walbe's doctorate by the same name, which he submitted to the University of Vienna in 1964.

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Books
Year: 
1975

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