The Role of Jewish Communal Singing

By Daniel H. Freelander

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, October 4, 1996

The author discusses the role of music in Jewish prayer service, stating that there is a tug between what the congregation wants (the set of familiar tunes that they can sing well), and what the cantor wants (to be able to use their skills to the fullest capacity).

Topic: Prayer, Clergy, Music, Synagogues and Congregations

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Cardin, Nina Beth

Volume/Issue: Vol.27/no.518

Page Number(s): 5-6

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Freelander, Daniel H. The Role of Jewish Communal Singing. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 4 October 1996: 5-6. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8422


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