What to Listen for in Jewish Music

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Ecanthus Press, Jan 1, 2006 - Jews - 298 pages
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Contents

Preface
11
The Eternally Silly Question
26
How Ancient is Ancient?
40
The Kaddish
55
If You Gotta Ask Youll Never Know
68
The Redemptive Value of Music
82
Intonation and Argument
111
Fourths
132
Words Versus Music
174
Centonization
189
Nusah in the TwentyFirst Century
204
Hasidim
225
Yiddish Folk Song
240
JudeoSpanish Folk Song
253
Some Basics in Music
273
Index
289

Some Common Motifs in Jewish Music
156
Rabbis and Cantors
170
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