Musical life

Invention individuelle et tradition collective dans la musique juive de Hongrie

Also in: Musicological Studies 3 (1980): 139-58. Interviews made during field work in Hungary and Czechoslovakia illustrate the emic concepts about musical composition in Ashkenazic Jewish music. The concepts differ considerably with regard to various styles within the tradition. Nevertheless, it is generally agreed that Hassidic nigumim are original inventions of composers from Hassidic courts.

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Jews and Hungarians in Modern Hungarian Musical Culture

Collection title: Studies in contemporary Jewry. IX (1993): Modern Jews and their musical agendas In Hungarian: Journal of the Society of Hungarian Jewish Culture (Sept, 1992), 31-36. In the domain of bourgeois life and culture there has been a real alliance between Jewish and non-Jewish Hungarians.

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