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

Author/creator Lachmann, Robert, 1892-1939 author, compiler.
Other author/creatorDavis, Ruth F. (Ruth Frances) editor.
Format Book, Print, Musical Sound Recording, Musical Score, and Electronic
Publication Info Middleton, Wis. : A-R Editions, [2013]
Copyright Notice ©2013
Descriptionxliii, 124 pages, 9 unnumbered pages of plates : music, illustrations, facsimiles ; 31 cm + 2 audio discs (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Series Recent researches in the oral traditions of music, 0147-0086 ; 10
Recent researches in the oral traditions of music 10. ^A682715
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).
Contents CD contents, disc one. 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.
Contents CD contents, disc two. 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.
Local noteJoyner-FOR JOYNER MUSIC LIBRARY HOLDINGS OF THE SERIES, Recent researches in the oral traditions of music, SEARCH BY SERIES TITLE OR CALL NUMBER M2.R4 O7.
General noteTranscriptions 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.
General noteIncludes preface, introduction and editor's commentary in English.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references.
Performer Various performers.
Date/time/place of a event noteMusic recorded live, in studio performance, between December 2, 1936 and April 28, 1937 in Palestine.
LanguageLecture transcriptions in English; songs in Arabic or Hebrew.
LanguageStaff notation.
Genre/formRadio program excerpts.
Publisher numberOT10 A-R Editions
Publisher numberOT10CD A-R Editions

Available Items

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Music Music Stacks M2.R4 O7 V. 10 ✔ Available Place Hold
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