Chanting the Hebrew Bible: the art of cantillation

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Jewish Publication Society, 2002 - Music - 965 pages
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Chanting the Hebrew Bible provides a fine history of the tradition and offers a comprehensive explanation of the practice, an explanation of regional variations and grammatical rules, and shows how chanting dramatizes and interprets the meaning within the biblical text. In addition, Jacobson shares his unique system of notation and supplies extensive examples of musical notation.

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Contents

THE SENSE OP CANTILLATION
25
Siluk and Etnahta
32
Tippeha
48
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

Jacobson is professor of music and director of choral activities at Northeastern University and an adjunct professor of Jewish music at Hebrew College in Boston.

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