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Author Braun, Joachim, 1929-2013.

Title On Jewish music : past and present / Joachim Braun.

Published Frankfurt am Main ; New York : Peter Lang, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  780.89924 BRAU    AVAILABLE
Edition 2nd rev. ed.
Physical description 433 pages : illustrations, maps, music ; 21 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Past. Music in ancient Israel/Palestine, the Biblical terminology of music instruments and the Near Eastern context ; Some remarks on the music history of ancient Israel/Palestine : written or archaeolofical evidence ; Music in ancient Israel/Palestine and ethnicity ; The lute in ancient Israeli and Jewish iconography ; The iconography of the organ : change in Jewish thought and musical life -- The diaspora : East Europe, Russia, Soviet Union. The unpublished volumes of Moshe Beregovski's Jewish musical folklore ; The large forms of Klezmer music : the "missing link" ; The Jewish National School of Music in Russia ; Jews in Soviet Music ; Die Bekämpfung der Moderne und der Antisemitismus ; On the double meaning of Jewish elements in Dimitri Shostakovich's music ; Christian and Jewish religious elements in music : a hidden language of resistance in Soviet Riga ; Music, survival, resistance -- Israel today. Aspekte der Musiksoziologie in Israel ; Towards a study of Israeli musical culture : the case of Kiryat Ono -- Conclusion. The musical landscape of Israel/Palestine : 3,000 years ago and today.
Language notes In English, with two chapters in German.
Subject Jews -- Music -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9783631630389 (paperback)
3631630387 (paperback)