Jewish jazz age power point

Jewish jazz age power point - The Jewish Jazz Age the rise...

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Unformatted text preview: The Jewish Jazz Age: the rise of a distinctly Jewish- American music and popular culture Jewish Music • “...The music and particularly the popular songs of American Yiddish [culture] properly belong to the dual continuities of Judaic inspiration and American expression.” • Irene Heskes, “Music as Social History: American Yiddish Theater Music, 1882-1920” Jewish Music • “...The music and particularly the popular songs of American Yiddish [culture] properly belong to the dual continuities of Judaic inspiration and American expression.” • Irene Heskes, “Music as Social History: American Yiddish Theater Music, 1882-1920” Jewish Music • Synagogue cantorial style • Klezmorim: Instrumental music • Yiddish Theater Music and themes • Jewish Jazz Ashkenazic Judaism • Literally, “German Jews” • Yiddish: A Germanic language with Hebrew infuence written in Hebrew letters • Rich body oF sacred and secular music including liturgical music (music used in worship) • Always created hybrid Forms oF music where settled East European Jews • Austro- Hungarian and Russian empires • Romania • Southern areas of Moldova • Southern Ukraine Synagogue Cantors • Hasidic movement, mid-1700s • Nigunim/nigen/nigun/niggen: chanting of wordless melodies • “Hasidim sang these melodies with an intense urgency, hoping to ascend to higher realms through their music.” Photo: Hasidic actor Abe Karpen in New York, 2008 Niggen (Ukraine) Niggen (Ukraine) Liturgical modes • 1) Mogen Ovos or Magen Avot : “Shield of the Fathers” • “Minor scale” • Peace, hope and thanksgiving • 2) Adonoy Molokh or Adoshem Malakh: “God Reigns” • All spiritual meditation and devotional thoughts • 3) Ahavo Rabbo or Ahava Rabba: “With Everlasting Love” • Circumstances of stress or emotional need Liturgical modes • 1) Mogen Ovos or Magen Avot : “Shield of the Fathers” • “Minor scale” • Peace, hope and thanksgiving • 2) Adonoy Molokh or Adoshem Malakh: “God Reigns” • All spiritual meditation and devotional thoughts • 3) Ahavo Rabbo or Ahava Rabba: “With Everlasting Love” • Circumstances of stress or emotional need Liturgical modes • 1) Mogen Ovos or Magen Avot : “Shield of the Fathers” • “Minor scale” • Peace, hope and thanksgiving • 2) Adonoy Molokh or Adoshem Malakh: “God Reigns” • All spiritual meditation and devotional thoughts • 3) Ahavo Rabbo or Ahava Rabba: “With Everlasting Love” • Circumstances of stress or emotional need Sacred to Secular...
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