Music in the Jewish Community of Palestine 1880-1948: A Social History

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This book presents a social history of the music of the Jewish community in Palestine from the beginnings of Jewish immigration to Palestine in 1880 to the declaration of the State of Israel in 1948. The story is a fascinating case study of a small society of immigrants and refugees who established an internationally recognized professional musical establishment against the backdrop of two world wars, the absorption of successive waves of immigrants, local skirmishes, and a full-scale national war. Though under Ottoman and ...

Music in the Jewish Community of Palestine 1880-1948: A Social History 1997, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198166511

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