Beyond Hava Nagila: Hasidic Music in 3 Movements

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Tara Publications, 1999 - Music - 172 pages
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(Book). Velvel Pasternak, a noted ethnomusicologist and lecturer, has brought the joy of Hasidic music to audiences throughout North America and Israel. The three movements of this book feature Velvel's often-humorous retelling of his music projects with Hasidim, a short overview of their music's essence, and the songs with background stories and annotations. The 70-minute accompanying CD features music examples from the book.

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Contents

List of Music Examples
7
Dont ConductLubavitch Recording
25
Halberstam for her careful reading of the text and most valuable
27
Music in the Raw
43
Historical Overview
59
Music of Modzitz
79
Hasidic Dancing
101
The Hasidic Parodies
115
HavaNagila
130
The Marseilles
144
Glossary of Foreign Terms
170
Copyright

About the author (1999)

Pasternak is the president of Tara Publications. He has compiled and arranged more than 50 books of Jewish songs.

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