From chantre to djak: cantorial traditions in Canada

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Canadian Museum of Civilization, 2000 - Music - 185 pages
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The performance of sacred song often involves the talents of cantors, chanters, precentors, and criers -- also known as chantres, djaky, psalom-shchniki, hazanim, protopsalti, and muezzins. The present volume explores this unique class of musicians from a variety of perspectives to offer the first survey of its kind. Folklorists join with ethnomusicologists, cantors, and enthusiasts to illuminate the many facets of this rich, living tradition.

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Contents

AVANTPROPOS Carmelle Begin
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Part One PAPERS
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Part Two ANALYSES AND REPORTS
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