Cantiques de Salomon Rossi

One of Naumbourg’s important contributions to the development of Jewish music was his work on the modern edition of Salomon de Rossi’s Ha-Shirim Asher li-Shelomo. Naumbourg went to great lengths to collect all of the parts of Rossi’s score which were scattered throughout several libraries in Western Europe. Once the entire score was in his possession, Naumbourg edited the material and released 30 of the 33 original pieces under the title Cantiques de Salomon Rossi

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Italian Jewish musicians in Western musical tradition. II

Abramo Basevi (1818-1885) was a music critic and composer. His book "Studio sulle opera di Giuseppe Verdi" is considered a musicological tool. Another musicologist, Arnaldo Bonaventura (1862-1952) catalogued collections of old music at the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale in Florence. Violinist composer Federigo Console (b. 1841) is known for "Safer Shire Israel" ("Book of the Songs of Israel". Other Italians included pianist Carlo Felice Boghen (b. 1869), librettist Giacomo Orefice (b.

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Articles in Journals

Jewish Musicians at the Court of the Mantuan Dukes 1542-1628

Originally published as: Jüdische Musiker am Hofe von Mantua von 1542-1628. Translated from the Hebrew version, published by the same publisher and editor in 1975. Translated, revised & enlarged by Judith Cohen. Published jointly with the Council for Culture & Art of the Ministry of Education and Culture for the World Congress on Jewish Music, Jerusalem, 1978.

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