Music in ancient Israel / by Alfred Sendrey.

; I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection (George Washington University. Gelman Library)
New York : Philosophical Library, [1969] .

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
Gelman Kiev Judaica Collection
ML166 .S45 1969 Available
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
ML166 .S45 Off-site
Mullen Library stacks Music
ML166.S47 M8 Available Request
Other Authors I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection (George Washington University. Gelman Library)
Subjects Instruments de musique -- Israël.
Israel (Altertum)
Jews -- Israel -- Music -- To 500 -- History and criticism.
Jews -- Music.
Juifs -- Israël -- Musique.
Music in the Bible.
Musical instruments, Ancient -- Israel.
Musical instruments, Ancient.
Musique -- Jusqu'à 500 -- Histoire et critique.
Musique dans la Bible.
Description 674 pages : illustrations, music ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1969]
Notes Presented by the Dr. Ari Kiev family to the I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection. DGW
Includes bibliographical references (pages 607-618).
Contents Section I: The music of the earlier and of the neighboring civilizations : Sumeria ; Egypt ; Babylonia and Assyria ; Chaldaea ; Phoenicia ; Phrygia and Lydia ; Greece ; Cana'an -- Section II: The Bible and other historical sources of Jewish music -- Section III: Systematic survey of biblical references to music -- Section IV: The Book of Psalms : The headings (or superscriptions) of the Psalms : General terms ; Terms of the musical practice ; The proper names in the headings ; Selah ; Higgayon -- Section V: Singing in ancient Israel : Singing in the early history of the Jewish people ; Singing in heroic times ; Responsorial and antiphonal singing ; Creation of the sacred musical service ; Psalm-singing ; Music in the synagogue ; The )Anshe Ma(amad ; Singing of Jewish sects ; The scrolls discovered at the Dead Sea ; Christian Psalm-singing in Talmudic times ; Attempts at reconstructing the ancient Jewish songs ; The nature of Oriental song -- Makamat ; The character of ancient Jewish song ; The Hebrew melody ; The Hebrew rhythm ; The dynamics of Hebrew singing ; Performer and audience ; The ethos of singing in ancient Israel
Section VI: The music instruments : Principles of classification ; General observations ; A. Instruments mentioned in the Bible : (a) Stringed instruments ; Kinnor ; Nebel ; ⁽Asor ; Gittit ; Sabbeka ; Pesanterin ; Kathros ; Neginot ; Shushan ; Kle Shir and cognate terms. (b) Wind instruments : ⁽Ugab ; Halil ; Nekeb ; Nehilot ; ⁽Alamot ; Mahol ; Mashrokita ; Sumponyah ; Hazozerah ; Shofar ; Keren ; Yobel. (c) Percussion, shaking and rattling instruments : Tof ; Meziltayim, Zelzelim ; Shalishim ; Mena⁽an⁽im ; Pa⁽amonim ; Mezillot. B. Instruments mentioned in the post-biblical literature : (a) Stringed instruments : Pandura ; Hinga ; Baton (Batnon) ; ⁾Adrabolin (⁾Ardabalis or ⁾Adrablis). (b) Wind instruments : ⁾Abub ; Magrephah ; Barbolin (Korbalin, Korablin, or Karkalin) ; Kalameyles. (c) Percussion, shaking and rattling instruments : Niktimon (Nikatmon) ; Tabla ; ⁽Erus (⁽Irus) ; Tanbura (Tanburi) ; Rebi⁽it ; Zog ; Karkash (Kashkash) ; Sharkukita -- Section VII: The orchestra -- Section VIII: The dance : The terminology of the dance ; The forms of the sacred dance ; The dance at religious festivals ; The dance in popular usage ; The dance at funerals ; Metaphoric use of dance terms -- Section IX: Music instruction : The roots of Jewish musical culture ; The beginnings of music instruction ; The schools of prophets ; Levitical music instruction ; Sociology of music instruction
Section X: The supernatural power of music : Music and superstition ; Prophecy and music -- Section XI: Women in the music of ancient Israel -- Section XII: Music organization -- Epilogue.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area Israel
Network Numbers (OCoLC)20702
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Sendrey, Alfred, 1884-1976.
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