Moroccan

Embrace me

Documentary. The film follows Jo Amar, a liturgical poet, singer and composer, a unique personality who reflects the beauty of North African Jewry. In the film we will experience stages of his life and take him back to the regions of his youth, the exotic landscapes of Morocco. The film tracks the story of his Aliyah to Israel, his first steps in the world of Israeli music, the recordings and performances around the world.
Director: Shaul Meislish
Length: 48 min.
 

Material Type: 
Films
Year: 
2001

Thesaurus of Hebrew Oriental Music

The most important anthology of Jewish music. The first five volumes contain music of Oriental Jewish communities which Idelsohn heard in Jerusalem during the years 1907-1921. The other five volumes contain music of Ashkenazi communities which Idelsohn collected from different sources. Volumes VI and VII are based on the manuscripts of the Birnbaum Collection at the Library of the Hebrew Union College Cincinnati.

Material Type: 
Scores
Year: 
1914 (vol. I), (1922-1933 (vol. II-X)

Neue Aspekte zum strukturellen Zusammenhang zwischen Ta'ame Emet und Hebraisch-Orientalischer Psalmodie

The article reexamines the connection between psalmodic performance and the cantillation style of the book of Job, proverbs and Psalms in the Eastern Sephardic communities of Morrocco, Djerba and Iraq.

Material Type: 
Articles in Books
Year: 
1986

Ya salio de la mar': Judeo-Spanish wedding songs among Moroccan Jews in Canada

Sephardic music is broadly devided along gender lines into the lithurgical/paralithurgical (men's repertoire) secular (women's repertoire). Wedding songs are the repertoire most specific to women. The songs examined were sung by women of Moroccan origin now residing in Montreal.
The book was originally published in 1987 as Contributions in Women's Studies No. 79 by Greenwood Press Inc. Westport, CT. OR NEW YORK?????? (check)

Material Type: 
Articles in Books
Year: 
1989

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