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The oriental music broadcasts, 1936-1937 : a musical ethnography of Mandatory Palestine / Robert Lachmann ; edited by Ruth F. Davis.

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Author/Creator:
Lachmann, Robert, 1892-1939, author, compiler.
Language:
English, Arabic, Hebrew. Lecture transcriptions in English; songs in Arabic or Hebrew. , Staff notation.
Publication date:
2013
Copyright date:
2013
Publication:
Middleton, Wis. : A-R Editions, [2013]
Copyright notice:
©2013
Format:
  • Book, Music - Recording
  • xliii, 124 pages, 9 unnumbered pages of plates : music, illustrations, facsimiles ; 31 cm + 2 audio discs (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Note:
Transcriptions of 12 broadcast lectures given by Lachmann and transcriptions of the accompanying musical examples; compact discs include the musical examples in both restored and original forms. Includes preface, introduction and editor's commentary in English.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents:
  • "On first hearing a genuine piece of Oriental music" (18 November 1936)
  • Liturgical songs of the Yemenite Jews (2 December 1936)
  • Coptic liturgical chant and hymns (16 December 1936)
  • Liturgical songs of the Kurdish Jews (6 January 1937)
  • Bedouin sung poetry accompanied by rabāba (20 January 1937)
  • Liturgical cantillation and songs of the Samaritans (3 February 1937)
  • Men's songs for a Yemenite Jewish wedding (17 February 1937)
  • Women's songs for a Yemenite Jewish wedding (3 march 1937)
  • Arab urban music : Maqām (16 March 1937)
  • Music from the western Arab world (31 March 1937)
  • Music from the eastern Arab world (14 April 1937)
  • Men's songs for an Arab village wedding in central Palestine (28 April 1937).
  • CD contents: cd 1. Shirat ha-yam (Songs of the sea, excerpt, Exod. 15:1-4) ; Proverbs 1:1-7 ; Lahn (hymn) from the Liturgy of St. Cyril ; Peklaos gar, from the Liturgy of St. Gregory ; Aseret ha-dibberot (Ten Commandments, excerpt, Exod. 20:2-7) ; Qaṣīdit nimr ibn 'Adwān. Aw lamīn ; Shirat ha-yam (Song of the sea, excerpt, Exod. 15:1) ; Sukkāni dhāk al-wādī ; 'At ben 'aṣe 'eden ; 'Ayelet ḥen ; Sā'at r-raḥmān dalḥīn ; Allāh yā Allāh, yā 'ālen bi-ḥālī ; Yā Allāh hal-yōm ; Yā-llāh 'na salak
  • cd 2. Taqsīm ḥijāz ; Taqsīm ṣabā ; Moroccan song, Ṣaḥbi l-awwal ; Egyptian song, Qad ḥarrakat aydī n-nasīmi ; Shet araban saz semaisi ; Zaffa hamasiyya ; 'Ala dal'ūnā dabke ; 'A-l-hāma, 'a-l-hāma.
Participant:
Various performers.
Event:
Music recorded live, in studio performance, between December 2, 1936 and April 28, 1937 in Palestine.
Note:
Music Library copy 1: Book and sound discs shelved separately as M2 .R299 V.10 and MCD 26142 respectively.
Contributor:
Davis, Ruth Frances, editor.
Series:
Recent researches in the oral traditions of music, 0147-0086 ; 10
Recent researches in the oral traditions of music ; 10.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780895797766
0895797763
Publisher No.:
OT10 A-R Editions OT10CD A-R Editions

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