Ruach Hadarom: An Anthology of Congregational Synagogue Melodies from Latin America (Volume I, Shabbat) Compiled and Edited by Argentinean Hazzanim Ari Litvak and Gastón Bogomolni
A portfolio of art songs based on authentic Yiddish folk songs, arrangements and piano accompaniments by Weiner, Wyner, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Davidson, Fromm, Secunda, Neumann & Kosakoff. Soft cover, 32 pages.
Ten Cantorial recitatives for the Shalosh Regalim (for medium voice). Written by Cantor Moshe Taubè.
Nine Cantorial recitatives for Shabbat (for high voice). Written by Cantor Moshe Taubè.
Nine cantorial recitatives for Shabbat (for medium voice). Written by Cantor Moshe Taubè.
63 cantorial compositions for Friday evening, Shabbat morning and the Festivals by one of the Masters of cantorial writing. Almost all are single cantorial line, with occasional SATB or single voice selections. 90 pages
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A condensed instructional guide for adult and young-adult students of Biblical cantillation.
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Scholarly text examines how the trope signs explain and augment the text. A CD of trope examples is included. JPS, hardback, 965 pages.
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Shacharit, Mincha & Maariv services for weekdays are notated in large print with musical notation. It is intended for students and lay Ba'aley T'fillah. Paperback, CA. Package priced to include the corresponding CD.
100 Voices: A Journey Home is a compelling and moving musical documentary that uniquely tells the history of Jewish culture in Poland. It highlights the current resurgence of Jewish culture through the personal reflections and musical selections of a group of cantors and acclaimed composer Charles Fox ("Killing Me Softly", "I Got A Name", and many more) who made an important historical mission to the birthplace of Cantorial music.
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Join the Cantors Assembly for the Sephardic Sounds & Sites of Spain
July 3 - 14, 2016
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Celebrate Sephardic culture and song, with special CA Concerts and Events throughout. Tour the world famous Prado Museum & stroll through beautiful Retiro Park in Madrid. Visit the Grand Toledo Cathedral & the Transito Synagogue in the Imperial City of Toledo. Enjoy a special Ladino program at Casa De Sefarad in Cordoba. Visit the Moorish Alcazar Palace & the Old Jewish Quarter in Seville. Tour the Alhambra Palace, where the expulsion decree was signed in 1492. In Grenada Discover the works of Gaudi, including the massive Segrada Familia & Guell Park. Walk in the steps of the ancient synagogue in Barcelona. Visit the former Jewish center of Gerona Enjoy a visit to the lovely medieval towns of Banyoles & Besalu
Introducing Shira Chadasha: The Music of the Independent Minyan!
Singing is Just the beginning!
can-tor [kan-ter, -tawr] —noun
Definition: In Judaism a cantor, also known as a chazzan or hazzan, is the person who leads the congregation in prayer.
Cantors play an important role in Jewish religious life because music is an important part of Jewish prayer services.
A variety of cantorial schools offer degrees for people preparing for a career in the cantorate. Professional cantors are ordained clergy.
These cantors work together with synagogue rabbis to lead and educate members of the congregation. The primary role of these cantors is to lead prayer services. If the synagogue has a choir, the cantor will work with them. In addition, professional cantors are generally charged with teaching members of the congregation how to participate in prayer services and read from the Torah. In this role, they often prepare children for their bar and bat mitzvah ceremonies and teach adult education classes. Furthermore, professional cantors will often perform pastoral duties such as conducting weddings, baby namings, funerals and unveilings.
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