At the Intersection of Music Theory and Ideology: A. Z. Idelsohn and the Ashkenazi Prayer Mode Magen Avot

@article{Tarsi2017AtTI,
  title={At the Intersection of Music Theory and Ideology: A. Z. Idelsohn and the Ashkenazi Prayer Mode Magen Avot},
  author={Boaz Tarsi},
  journal={Journal of Musicological Research},
  year={2017},
  volume={36},
  pages={208 - 233}
}
  • Boaz Tarsi
  • Published 2017
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Musicological Research
ABSTRACT The study of liturgical music of the Jewish Ashkenazi tradition raises some interesting methodological issues with respect to music theory. Ashkenazi practice may be understood as an applied version of a music theory that has yet to be conceptualized and articulated. Foundations for the modern endeavor to formulate a theory of Ashkenazi liturgical music, one based on the concept of modes or scales, were laid by the work of pioneering ethnomusicologist A. Z. Idelsohn. Although his ideas… Expand

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