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Romancing the Romance: Perceptions (and Boundaries) of the Judeo-Spanish Ballad

During the past decade or so, the Judeo-Spanish romance has enjoyed a rise in popularity. Throughout this period there have been discrepancies between the approaches of performers and scholars, an occurrence by no means peculiar to Judeo-Spanish song, but one that is potentially instructive.

Material Type: 
Articles in Books
Year: 
1995

The Spanish and the Sephardic Romances: Musical links

A comparative study of Spanish romances (extant in 16th-c. Spanish polyphonic sources) and Sephardic romances. Textual and musical concordances are provided for romances from the two repertoires. This study represents the first discovery of melodic similarities between the two repertoires.

Material Type: 
Articles in Journals
Year: 
1988

The Performance of the Judeo-Spanish Repertoire

The Present study deals with (i) the performance of the Judeo-Spanish repertoire maintained until today by the Sephardi Jews from two main areas of their Diaspora - the eastern Mediterranean (the Ottoman area, later Turkey, Bulgaria, Greece, and Yugoslavia), and the western Mediterranean (Morocco), (ii) the performance of the secular and paraliturgical Sephardi repertoire sung in Judeo-Spanish.

Material Type: 
Articles in Journals
Year: 
1997

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