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Post-Communist Jewish Identities: Books

Annotated bibliographies on several aspects of the subject.

Jewish Music

This section was compiled by
G. Daniel Michael.


Adler, Israel, and Ann Brener. The Study of Jewish Music: A Bibliographical Guide. Yuval monograph series, 10. Jerusalem: Magnes Press, the Hebrew University, 1995.

Bikel, Theodore, et al. A taste of Chanukah. Cambridge, Mass: Rounder, 1999.

Black, Stanley, et al. L'chaim! the ultimate Jewish music collection. London, England: London, 1995.

Bohlman, Philip Vilas, and Sander L. Gilman. Jewish Musical Modernism, Old and New. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008.

Bohlman, Philip Vilas. Jewish Music and Modernity. New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2008.

Bohlman, Philip Vilas. The World Centre for Jewish Music in Palestine, 1936-1940: Jewish Musical Life on the Eve of World War II. Oxford [England]: Clarendon Press, 1992.

Edelman, Marsha Bryan. Discovering Jewish Music. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 2003.

Feldshuh, Tovah, et al. Introducing the world of American Jewish music. [Hong Kong]: Naxos, 2003.

Friedmann, Jonathan L. Perspectives on Jewish Music: Secular and Sacred. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2009.

Gilbert, Sylvia. Jewish Music from the Bible to Broadway: A Short History of Jewish Music. Nashville, TN: James C. Winston Pub, 1995.

Gradenwitz, Peter. The Music of Israel: From the Biblical Era to Modern Times. Portland, Or: Amadeus Press, 1996.

Greenspoon, Leonard Jay. Studies in Jewish Civilization, Volume 19: I Will Sing and Make Music: Jewish Music and Musicians Throughout the Ages ; [Proceedings of the Nineteenth Annual Symposium of the Klutznick Chair in Jewish Civilization-Harris Center for Judaic Studies, October 29-30, 2006. Omaha, Neb: Creighton Univ. Press [u.a.], 2008.

Gruber, Ruth Ellen. Virtually Jewish: Reinventing Jewish Culture in Europe. The S. Mark Taper Foundation imprint in Jewish studies. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002.

Harvard College Library, Violet Gilboa, and Charles Berlin. Judaica Sound Recordings in the Harvard College Library: A Catalog. Cambridge, Mass: [The Library], 1996.

Hirshberg, Jehoash. Music in the Jewish Community of Palestine, 1880-1948: A Social History. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995.

Idelsohn, A. Z. Jewish Music: Its Historical Development. New York: Dover Publications, 1992.

Isaacs, Ronald H. Jewish Music: Its History, People, and Song. Northvale, N.J.: Jason Aronson, 1997.

Isaacson, Michael. Jewish Music As Midrash: What Makes Music Jewish? Encino, CA: ECM Books and Music, 2007.

Marini, Stephen A. Sacred Song in America: Religion, Music, and Public Culture. Public expressions of religion in America. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2003.

Pasternak, Velvel. The Jewish Music Companion. [United States]: Tara Publications, 2002.

Rubin, Emanuel, and John H. Baron. Music in Jewish History and Culture. Detroit monographs in musicology/Studies in music, no. 47. Sterling Heights, Mich: Harmonie Park Press, 2006.

Sapoznik, Henry. Klezmer!: Jewish Music from Old World to Our World. New York: Schirmer Books, 1999.

Schiller, David Michael. Assimilating Jewish Music: Sacred Service, A Survivor from Warsaw, Kaddish. Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Georgia, 1996, 1996.

Schiller, David Michael. Bloch, Schoenberg, and Bernstein: Assimilating Jewish Music. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003.

Sullivan, Lawrence Eugene. Enchanting Powers: Music in the World's Religions. Cambridge, Mass: Distributed by Harvard University Press for the Harvard University Center for the Study of World Religions, 1997.

Wertheimer, Jack. The Modern Jewish Experience: A Reader's Guide. New York: New York University Press, 1993.

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