Jewish Religious Music in Nineteenth-Century America

Restoring the Synagogue Soundtrack
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ISBN-13:
9780253040237
Einband:
EPUB
Seiten:
328
Autor:
Judah M. Cohen
Sprache:
Englisch
Kurzbeschreibung

Jewish Music in Nineteenth Century America looks at key Jewish American musical figures and texts from the 19th century, demonstrating the significant influence central European traditions had during this period and complicating the notion that American Jewish musical traditions "progressed" from solo chant to canters and choirs.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Acknowledgements


Accessing Supplemental Materials


Introduction


1. Early Strata: Of Choirs and Reform through the Mid-Nineteenth Century


2. The Sound of German Jewry: Hymnals and Singing Societies in Wilhelm Fischer’s Zemirot Yisrael


3. Bildungsmusik: G. M. Cohen, B’nai B’rith, and the Voices of American Jewish Cultivation


4. Musical Populists: G. S. Ensel, Simon Hecht, and the Quest for the Singing Congregation


5. The 1866 Sulzerfeier: the Viennese Model and the Grandeur of the Urban Worship


6. A New Cantor, A New Repertoire: Zimrath Yah


7. The Path to The Union Hymnal


Conclusion: Restoring the Soundtrack of Jewish Life in Nineteenth Century America


Works Cited


Index

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