Month: March 2016

Entexualization and Orality in 19th Century Jewish Music

The 19th century saw a proliferation of transcription of Jewish sacred music using the tools of western musical notation. This process of entextualization of oral music traditions has been understood in different ways by the major commentators on Jewish music and by the collectors themselves. The founders of the Jewish Folk Music Society in St. Petersburg, operating in the first… Read more →

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