An account of one of the earliest and most significant organizations involved in the publication, research and performance of JM in the USA. A counterpoint to Bohlman’s 1992 study of the Palestinian-based WCJM, exploring the institutionalization of JM before World War II and its ideological underpinnings.
This study focuses on the processes by which members of the Dutchville minyan consruct meaningful Judaism out of their ambivalence towards tradition, exploring their worship practices, celebrations, history and conflicts.
Originally presented as the author’s thesis (Ph.D.)-- University of Pennsylvania, 1982.
The author is also known under the name Lenore Eve Weissler.
Mombaer, Jan, d. 1503. Rosetum exercitiorum spiritualium et sacrarum meditationum
Meditation, including yoga exercises, autosuggestion, Silva method, self-hypnosis, rebirthing, as a means of personal improvement, relaxation.
A compilation of 31 Jewish-Babylonian songs, including Hebrew texts, English translations and transliterations. 17 songs are also performed by the author (voice), Ehsan Alemam ('ud) and Waleed (tar, daff) and appear on the accompanying CD. Includes historical, social and musical background.
Anhang 4: Akzentuation zum Laienen; Ein Beispiel aus der Torah; Akzentuation der Haftorah; Segenssprunche zur Haftorah; Nach der Haftorah, pp. 99-107. Music for 1 V., no. acc. Musical Examples in Library of the Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati.
Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Presents an overview of the role musicologists and music scholarship played in Nazi efforts to reshape German society. Outlines the efforts of scholars to reinterpret German music history to support Nazi ideology and discusses the denazification of musicologists after the war. Includes an extensive bibliography and an index.
An overview of JM under Islam arranged according to historical and geographical criteria. It also includes a substantial bibliography and discography on the subject. The same encyclopedia, available in a restricted online version, includes many other biographical entries on musicians.
Translated from the Hebrew by Jonathan Chipman
"There are two main aspects to the association between mystical ecstasy and music in the ecstatic Kabbalah: on the one hand, music serves as an anology for the technique giving rise to ecstasy and the ecstatic experience; ont he other, it was an important element of the actual technique of Abulafia."
1. Music as an analogy for ecstasy evoking techniques
2. Music as analogy for prophecy
Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Collection of essays mapping the landscape of musical culture in Nazi Germany. Explores the ideological underpinnings of the Nazi approach to music and the implications of these ideas on musicians in the Third Reich. Includes endnotes for each essay, biographical entries for all contributors, and an index.
Doctoral dissertation from Columbia University Teachers College. Music education in Jewish schools reveals a situation representative of many private institutions. Jewish schools are usually small, face financial problems, and suffer schedule constraints due to the combination of secular and religious studies. In such schools the program is usually confined to singing and public performance. The author recommends increased time for music programs, and improved facilities and curricula.
Music was one component of the cultural continuum that developed in the contiguous civilizations of the ancient Near East and of Greece and Rome. This book covers the range and gamut of this symbiosis, as well as scrutinizes archeological findings, texts, and iconographical materials in specific geographical areas along this continuum.
מוסיקה הייתה אחד המרכיבים של הרצף התרבותי שהתפתח בציוויליזציות העוקבות של המזרח הקרוב ויוון ורומא. ספר זה מכסה את הטווח והמכלול של הסימביוזה הזו, וכן בוחן ממצאים ארכיאולוגיים, טקסטים וחומרים איקונוגרפים באזורים גיאוגרפיים ספציפיים לאורך אזור זה. הספר השמיני בסדרת יובל-קובץ מחקרים של המרכז לחקר המוסיקה היהודית באוניברסיטה העברית, מספק הערכה מחקרית עדכנית על הנוף הצלילי העשיר של ציוויליזציות עתיקות.
A survey of Jewish music from Biblical times to the present that compiles a great amount of selective data without offering in-depth insights into the social context in which the music is created, performed, judged and consumed.
Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Describes the musical culture that developed in the “model” ghetto, Theresienstadt, where many of Europe’s most prominent Jewish musicians and composers were detained. Reconstructs the musical repertoire performed in the ghetto. Extensively illustrated, with biographical sketches of persons featured in the text.
Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Social history documenting musical life in the Warsaw and Vilna ghettos as well as prisoner choirs and orchestras in the Sachsenhausen and Auschwitz concentration camps. Includes a glossary, bibliography, index, and an appendix listing songs created or performed by Jewish prisoners.
Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Provides an overview of music culture in the Third Reich by tracing the careers of composers, musicians, critics, and others who contributed to the musical landscape of the times. Includes chapters on the use of new technologies such as radio and recordings as well as the music publishing industry to promote Nazi ideals.