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WHERE DID THAT JEWISH MELODY COME FROM? A HISTORY OF JEWISH MUSIC with Cantor Wally Schachet-Briskin

Past Sessions
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 22 Cheshvan 5780 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM - Part 4: The Music of Liberal Judaism in America
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 15 Cheshvan 5780 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM - Part 3: Who Changed My Service?
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 8 Cheshvan 5780 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM - Part 2: What Is Jewish About This Music?
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 1 Cheshvan 5780 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM - Part 1: An Introduction to the Study of Jewish Music

What defines inherently Jewish music? How do these melodies impact our spiritual lives? What is the “authentic” tune for my favorite prayer? Explore with our cantor the origins of the singing and chanting in which we participate at Temple Shaari Emeth, from melodies so old they could have been given on Mount Sinai along with the Torah, to recent compositions. Learn a musicological vocabulary to discuss the melodic choices we make. Together we will examine the expression of our liturgy and sacred texts through music, and what the melody choice might say about our own experience of Jewish practice.

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Thu, November 21 2019 23 Cheshvan 5780