The Jewish Music Companion (includes companion CD)
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Velvel Pasternak,a noted ethnomusicologist, has worked to capture and transmit the musical traditions of world Jewish communities. The Jewish Music Companion is dedicated to those topics that represent the broad panorama of Jewish music.
Written in an easily understandable manner, the book is comprised of four sections: An Historical Overview, Jewish Music Artists, Annotated Folksongs, and Appendix. Transcriptions of music with chords are included as well as a CD with 14 selections representing the spectrum of Jewish folksongs.
|Part 1 A Short, Historical Overview||Abraham Zvi Idelsohn||Israeli Folk Song|
|Biblical Chant||Debbie Friedman||Ladino Folk Songs|
|Dancing||Ernest Bloch||Music of Modzitz|
|From the Profane to the Holy||Giora Feidman||Yiddish Folk Song|
|Kol Nidre||Itzhak Perlman||Z’mirot|
|Rabbinic Attitude Towards Music||Jan Peerce||Part 4 Appendix|
|Salamone Rossi||Joel Engel||A Basic Jewish Music Library|
|Sources of Music in the Bible||Josef Rosenblatt||Badchonim|
|Synagogue Song 16th-18th Century||Leonard Bernstein||Bakashot|
|The Golden Age of Cantors||Louis Lewandowski||Congregational Singing|
|The Musical Instruments of the Temple||Mordechai Gebirtig||Glossary|
|The Synagogue Precentor||Richard Tucker||Jewish Artists|
|The Temple Chorus||Shlomo Carlebach||Klezmorim|
|The Temple Service||Solomon Sulzer||Neo-Hasidic Song|
|Wandering Minstrels||Part 3 From the Repertoire||Selected Artists|
|Part 2 Music Personalities||Chabad Nigunim||The Value of Song|
|Abraham Goldfaden||Hasidic Song||Yemenite Diwan|
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