Manuscripts

The Titles of the Psalms- A Renewed Investigation of an Old Problem

The article deals with the titles in the psalter and includes a comparison with Judean desert manuscripts, with titles in other biblical books and comparison with neighbouring cultures. The article includes two approaches to analyzing the titles including a tentative reconstruction of the titling process.

Material Type: 
Articles in Books
Year: 
1982

Ne'ima (Nagmah) in Medieval Hebrew Literature

Continuing the article on the Term “musiqa” in Yuval I, p. 11-35, this article deals with the term “neima” and its meaning in terms of: Vowel, Tone, Mode- Melody- Tune, Sonority- Tonality, Vocal Note, Accentuation- Accent. The article also deals with the origin of the word.

Material Type: 
Articles in Books
Year: 
1971

The Treatise on Music translated into Hebrew by Juda ben Isaac (Paris B.N. Heb. 1037, 22v-27v)

Based on the article Israel Adler translated in Yuval I, p.1-47, this article attempts to reach the historic origin of the article in question and its relation to medieval music theory. The process of its creation is described spanning from the 11th to the 15th century.

Material Type: 
Articles in Books
Year: 
1971

Deux textes arabes inedits sur la musique

This article translates and explains two manuscripts originally in Arabic written in Hebrew letters one of which originates from Iraq in the late 10th century. They discusses different aspects of music, list melodic and rhythmic modes and discuss Pythagorean and NeoPythagorean ideas about music.

Material Type: 
Articles in Books
Year: 
1968

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