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Bob Dylan's Bible

Michael J. Gilmour.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Reception History of the Bible

January 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Religious Studies; Music and Religion. 6309 words.

Few contemporary artists have endured so long, reinvented themselves so frequently and successfully (folk, rock, country, gospel music), and contributed in such diverse media (music, film,...

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Judaism and Music

Mark Kligman.

in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and the Arts

February 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Music and Religion; Religious Studies. 3531 words.

This chapter discusses music in Jewish contexts from the Bible until the present day. Music in Jewish religious life historically and at present includes cantillation of the Bible, the...

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Kol Nidrei

Overview page. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies — Music.

1 (All vows). For vc. and orch., Op.47, by Bruch, comp. 1881. Arr. for vc. and pf.

2 Setting for rabbi, ch., and orch., Op.39, by Schoenberg (1938), f.p....

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Music

Philip V. Bohlman.

in The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Studies

December 2004; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Music and Religion. 7750 words.

The growth of Jewish studies has made it possible to talk about Jewish music in entirely new and even radically different ways. Since the 1970s, the study of music has developed as one of...

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Music

Bret Werb.

in The Oxford Handbook of Holocaust Studies

November 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Religious Studies; Music and Religion; Judaism and Jewish Studies. 5438 words.

This article surveys the repertoire of Holocaust-related music — a category encompassing commemorative music, musical settings of relevant texts, and works dramatizing events in Holocaust...

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Salamone Rossi

Overview page. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies — Music.

(c. 1570–1628), first composer of music for the synagogue. Born in Mantua, Italy, Rossi entered the service of the Gonzagan court of Mantua as a singer and violist in 1587. ...

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