Philosophy

Self-Revelation and the Law- Arnold Schoenberg in his religious works

Arnold Schoenberg's religious works serve as chapters in his own spiritual biography. the late twelve tone musicla style is apparent in his piece "Jacob's ladder". In his piece "kol Nidre" his return to traditional tonality and his choice of the topic reveal his deep personal interest in the Jew who left his religion and aspires to return to it.

Material Type: 
Articles in Books
Year: 
1968

The practice of music as an expression of religious philosophy among the East-Ashkenazi Jews

Special issue on Jewish music Establishing a conceptual framework for the discussion of the liturgical music of the East Ashkenazi Jews cannot apply the commonly accepted notions of prayer, speech, sacred, music, and art as separate categories.

Material Type: 
Articles in Journals
Year: 
2000

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