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Sarah M. Ross's A Season of Singing: Creating Feminist Jewish Music in the PDF

By Sarah M. Ross

ISBN-10: 1611689597

ISBN-13: 9781611689594

ISBN-10: 1611689600

ISBN-13: 9781611689600

within the Nineteen Sixties, Jewish track in the United States started to evolve. conventional liturgical tunes constructed right into a mixture of secular and sacred sound that turned recognized within the Nineteen Eighties as “American Nusach.” leader between those advancements was once the expansion of feminist Jewish songwriting.

In this energetic learn, Sarah M. Ross brings jointly scholarship on Jewish liturgy, U.S. heritage, and musical ethnology to explain the a number of roots and improvement of feminist Jewish song within the final sector of the 20th century. concentrating on the paintings of prolific songwriters akin to Debbie Friedman, Rabbi Geela Rayzel Raphael, Rabbi Hanna Tiferet Siegel, and Linda Hirschhorn, this quantity illuminates the biographies and oeuvres of innovators within the box, and indicates how this new musical shape arose from the wealthy contexts of feminism, identification politics, folks tune, and Judaism. as well as supplying deep content material research of person songs, Ross examines the feminist Jewish track scene around the usa, the reception of this track, demanding situations to disseminating the track past casual settings, and the country of Jewish track publishing.

Rounding out the image of the transformation of Jewish tune, the quantity includes appendixes of songs and songwriters a variety of musical transcriptions of feminist Jewish songs, and a entire discography.

This ebook will curiosity students and scholars within the fields of yank Jewish heritage, women’s stories, feminism, ethnomusicology, and modern well known and folks music.

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