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Music in the social and religious life of antiquity / Alfred Sendrey.


Rutherford, [N.J.] : Fairleigh Dickinson University, [1974] .
ISBN 083861003X, 9780838610039

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Subjects Altertum.
Geschichte.
Godsdienst.
Maatschappij.
Music
Music -- To 500 -- History and criticism.
Musik.
Musique -- Jusqu'à 500 -- Histoire et critique.
Muziek.
Description 489 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Copyright Date [1974]
©1974
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 448-457).
Contents 1. Sumeria -- 2. Egypt -- 3. Bablyonia -- 4. Assyria -- 5. Chaldaea -- 6. Phonecia -- 7. Phrygia and Lydia
8. Judaea : The archaic period ; The soujourn in Egypt ; Canaan ; The schools of the prophets ; The beginnings of Jewish musical culture ; The creation of the sacred musical service ; Levitical music instruction ; Sociology of the musical profession ; The book of psalms : General terms ; Terms of musical practice ; The proper names in the headings ; Selah ; Higgayon. Singing in ancient Israel : Singing in heroic times ; Music in the liturgy ; The synagogue ; Jewish sects. The scrolls discovered at the Dead Sea ; Christian Psalm-singings in Talmudic times ; Attempts at reconstructing the ancient Jewish song ; The nature of oriental song-Makamat ; Secular singing ; Performer and audience ; The ethos of singing in ancient Israel ;
9. Homer and the Bible -- 10. Greece : Mythology and music ; The historical origin of the music of the Greeks ; Music in public life ; Greek attitude toward the Mousicarts ; The vocal arts of the Greek festival cycle ; The musical instruments of the Greeks ; The dance ; The drama and theater ; Education of the youth ; Music as a profession ; Poets, composers, and writers about music ; The preserved Greek musical relics ; The ethos of Greek music -- 11. Rome : The Etrurian prelude ; The change-over ; Music in the religion of Rome ; The Roman festival cycle ; Music in public life ; Music at the imperial courts ; Music instruction ; Singing ; The musical instruments of the Romans ; The dance ; Music as a profession ; Theater and drama ; Writers on the science of music.
The dance in ancient Israel : The terminology of dance ; The forms of the sacred dance ; The dance at religious festivals ; Dance in popular usage ; Dancing at funerals ; The metaphoric use of dance terms. The healing power of music ; Prophecy and music ; Women in the music of ancient Israel ; Music after Solomon's death
The musical instruments of the Hebrews : A. Instruments mentioned in the Bible : Kinnor ; Nebel ; Asor ; Gittit ; Sabbeka ; Pesanterin ; Kathros ; Neginot ; Shushan ; Kle Shir ; Ugab ; Halil ; Nekeb ; Nehilot ; Alamot ; Mahol ; Mashrokita ; Sumponyah ; Hazozerah ; Shofar ; Keren ; Yobel ; Tof ; Meziltayim, Zelzelim ; Shalishim ; Menaanim ; Paamonim ; Mezillot. B. Instruments mentioned in post-biblical literature : Pandura ; Hinga ; Baton (Batnon) ; Adrabolin (ardabalis or ardablis) ; Abub ; Magrephah ; Barbolin (Korablin or Karkalin) ; Kalameyles ; Niktimon (Nikatmon) ; Tabla ; Erus (Irus) ; Tanbura ; Rebiit ; Zog ; Karkash (Karshkash) ; Sharkukita.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)570645
(OCoLC)ocm00570645
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WorldCat Identities Sendrey, Alfred, 1884-1976.
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