Is there really such a thing as Jewish music? And how does it survive as a practice of worship and cultural expression even in the face of the many brutal aesthetic and political challenges of modernity? In Jewish Music and Modernity, Philip V. Bohlman imparts these questions with a new light that transforms the very historiography of Jewish culture in modernity. Based on decades of fieldwork and archival study throughout the world, Bohlman intensively examines the many ways in which music has historically borne witness to ...

Jewish Music and Modernity 2012, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199946846

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Jewish Music and Modernity 2008, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195178326