Perspectives on Jewish Music

Perspectives on Jewish Music

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Perspectives on Jewish Music presents the research and reflections of leading scholars and practitioners of Jewish secular and sacred music. The book's wide-ranging topics are examined from a variety of disciplinary approaches, including theology, ethnomusicology, sociology, and liturgical studies.show more

Product details

  • Electronic book text | 170 pages
  • Lexington Books
  • MD, United States
  • English
  • 0739141546
  • 9780739141540

Review quote

"Perspectives on Jewish Music" gives voice to a diverse choir of intellectual, passionate, original and committed approaches in exploring what is Jewish and what exactly is musical about Jewish Music. Friedmann demonstrates that the Jewish mouth sings colorful tones on many coasts, in various guises and genres always surprising and thoughtful while all the while broadening an already supple tradition.--Rabbi Neil F. Blumofe, Congregation Agudas Achim"show more

About Professor Jonathan Friedman

Jonathan L. Friedmann is cantor of Bet Knesset Bamidbar in Las Vegas, Nevada and editor of Jewish Sacred Music and Jewish Identity (2008), The Value of Sacred Music (2008), and Music in Jewish Thought (2009).show more