Jewish Songs

Simeon Bellison,  Israel Brandmann,  Grigori Krejn, Julian Krejn - Jewish Songs without Words (Meyer, Nemtsov)

Simeon Bellison, Israel Brandmann, Grigori Krejn, Julian Krejn - Jewish Songs without Words (Meyer, Nemtsov)
Classical | EAC: FLAC+Cue+Log | 1 Cd, Covers | 231 Mb
Label: Haenssler - Date: 2004

This is s superb account of Jewish music that not many people have ever heard of. It is Jewish art music either for clarinet and piano or arranged for them. Some pieces are arrangements of folk songs, but some are not – many compositions here are true art music and will be a revelation to many listeners. I can't recommend it enough.
Daniel Pincus @ Amazon.com

Ofra Haza - Fifty Gates Of Wisdom (Yemenite Songs) (1984)  Music

Posted by Designol at May 28, 2016
Ofra Haza - Fifty Gates Of Wisdom (Yemenite Songs) (1984)

Ofra Haza - Fifty Gates Of Wisdom (Yemenite Songs) (1984)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 254 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 98 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Ethnic Pop, Worldbeat, Middle Eastern Traditions | Label: Shanachie | # 64002 | Time: 00:38:35

It would have been groundbreaking enough for the Israeli Ofra Haza to have performed an album of Yemeni Jewish songs. But when she and producer Bezalel Aloni added synthesizers, drum machines, and a generous helping of dance beats, they ended up creating one of the seminal records of world music–one of the very first ethno-techno releases whose reverberations extended into dance clubs around the globe, most especially with "Galbi." While its contemporary sound might make it seem shallow, there really is a lot of depth here, the lyrics coming from the poetry of 16th-century rabbi Shalom Shabazi. Along with fellow spirits like Dissidenten, Haza helped pave the way for Transglobal Underground, Natacha Atlas, and Banco de Gaia.

Dmitri Shostakovich - Complete Songs - Volume 5  Music

Posted by tapaz9 at Sept. 18, 2013
Dmitri Shostakovich - Complete Songs - Volume 5

Dmitri Shostakovich - Complete Songs - Volume 5
Classical | EAC: FLAC+Cue+Log | 1 Cd, Covers | 269 Mb
Date: 2005

The fifth volume in Delos' series of recordings dedicated to the songs of Shostakovich masterminded by series pianist Yury Serov is as absolutely essential for anyone who loves the music of Shostakovich. On this disc, Serov has programmed two of the composers' greatest song cycles: From Jewish Folk Poetry and Suite to Words by Michelangelo Buonarroti. For vocalists, Serov has wisely chosen to retain bass Fyodor Kuznetsov from the previous issues for the Michelangelo songs, but daringly recruited a new trio of singers for the Jewish songs……….Anyone who loves the music of Shostakovich will love this disc, just like he/she would love the four previous discs in this series.
James Leonard @ AllMusic.com
Rachel Calloway, Musicians of the Pittsburgh Jewish Music Festival - Engel: Chamber Music & Folksongs (2017)

Rachel Calloway, Musicians of the Pittsburgh Jewish Music Festival - Engel: Chamber Music & Folksongs
Classical, Vocal | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 58:31 min | 243 MB
Label: Toccata Classics | Tracks: 19 | Rls.date: 2017

The Russian composer Joel Engel (18681927) is unofficially considered the father of Jewish music. He paved the way for a nationalist movement that used Yiddish and Hebrew folk songs as the basis of a serious art-form. Well before Kodály and Bartók in Hungary, Engel went out to the shtetls of eastern Europe, writing down the villagers songs and then composed music inspired by his excursions. This first-ever album of his music reveals the melodic immediacy of these songs and instrumental pieces, capturing the soul of a people and a centuries-old vanished culture.

Song Sheet Music And Songs Lyrics  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by igor_lv at March 19, 2018
Song Sheet Music And Songs Lyrics

Sheet Music And Songs Lyrics
English/Italian | 40 books, 200 sheets | PDF | 749 MB
Sheet Music & Scores
Elbcanto & Helge Burggrabe - Hagios II (Songs of Praise and Meditation) (2018)

Elbcanto & Helge Burggrabe - Hagios II (Songs of Praise and Meditation) (2018)
Classical, Vocal | WEB FLAC (tracks) & front cover | 320 MB
Label: Berlin Classics | Tracks: 07 | Time: 55:26 min

"Where people sing, make yourself at home, bad people have no songs!". This saying is surely true, one has only to look at the growing a-cappella and choir scene to see that, and it is borne out again in the successful concept developed by Helge Burggrabe.
Itzhak Perlman, Cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot - Eternal Echoes: Songs and Dances for the Soul (2012) [Official Digital Download]

Itzhak Perlman, Cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot - Eternal Echoes: Songs and Dances for the Soul (2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 58:36 minutes | 637 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

Itzhak Perlman's soulful tone and virtuosic technique along with Cantor Helfgot's spellbinding tenor meld perfectly together on a new album of beloved liturgical and traditional works. While rooted in the cantorial-liturgical tradition of Jewish music, the ten tracks on Eternal Echoes encompass a wide range of musical moods.

Black-Jewish Relations on Trial: Leo Frank and Jim Conley in the New South  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by step778 at Feb. 12, 2018
Black-Jewish Relations on Trial: Leo Frank and Jim Conley in the New South

Jeffrey Melnick, "Black-Jewish Relations on Trial: Leo Frank and Jim Conley in the New South"
2000 | pages: 180 | ISBN: 1578062861 | PDF | 7,9 mb

Jewish and Christian Approaches to the Psalms: Conflict and Convergence (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by insetes at Dec. 23, 2017
Jewish and Christian Approaches to the Psalms: Conflict and Convergence (Repost)

Jewish and Christian Approaches to the Psalms: Conflict and Convergence By Susan Gillingham, Aaron Rosen
2013 | 304 Pages | ISBN: 0199699542 | PDF | 5 MB
Jordi Savall, Hesperion XX - Secular Music from Christian and Jewish Spain 1450-1550 (1999)

Jordi Savall, Hespèrion XX - Secular Music from Christian and Jewish Spain 1450-1550 (1999)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 500 Mb | Total time: 57:20+51:05 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Virgin | # 61591 | Recorded: 1975

Prior to the Spanish Inquisition, peace, tolerance, and shared learning existed. This shared knowledge influenced all subjects from the sciences to the arts. The music composed and performed during this time was about being in the moment: Some pieces tell stories–'Cancionera de la Columbina' for example–while others express emotions, as in the 'Romances.' Interestingly enough, the "non-Jewish" selections were written during the Inquisition, while the Sephardic selections were written right before it. Director Jordi Savall and Hesperion XX, an ensemble that specializes in early music from all over the world, are like chameleons. Soprano Montserrat Figueras is able to inhabit each work with great authenticity and individual style. Her singing on the 'Villancicos' displays more of a Renaissance influence, while in the 'Sephardic Romances' we hear authentic Middle Eastern inflections. The contrast in style of the "Christian" versus "Jewish" works is evident, but there are similarities. Both "Si d'amor pena sentis" and "La Reina xerifa mora" are lyrical, sparsely accompanied, and plaintive in tone. The songs on these discs are beautiful and expertly performed.