Qty:1
  • List Price: $80.00
  • Save: $20.00 (25%)
Only 2 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Gift-wrap available.
Perspectives on Jewish Mu... has been added to your Cart
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Good | Details
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: Ships within 24 business hours.
Sell yours for a Gift Card
We'll buy it for $2.00
Learn More
Trade in now
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Perspectives on Jewish Music: Secular and Sacred Hardcover – September 3, 2009


See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Hardcover
"Please retry"
$60.00
$55.99 $55.89

Best Books of the Year
See the Best Books of 2014
Looking for something great to read? Browse our editors' picks for 2014's Best Books of the Year in fiction, nonfiction, mysteries, children's books, and much more.

NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Best Books of the Month
Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.

Product Details


Editorial Reviews

Review

The diversity of subjects addressed in the book's rich bibliography of mostly English-language sources on music in Jewish culture further emphasizes the difficulty of coming to a useful definition of 'Jewish music.' (Joshua Walden Musica Judaica Online Reviews, February 2010)

Perspectives on Jewish Music gives voice to a diverse choir of intellectual, passionate, original and committed approaches in exploring what is Jewish and what exactly is musical about Jewish Music. Friedmann demonstrates that the Jewish mouth sings colorful tones on many coasts, in various guises and genres—always surprising and thoughtful while all the while broadening an already supple tradition. (Rabbi Neil F. Blumofe, Congregation Agudas Achim)

About the Author

Jonathan L. Friedmann is cantor of Bet Knesset Bamidbar and Congregation P'nai Tikvah, both in Las Vegas, Nevada. He is professor of Jewish music history at the Academy for Jewish Religion, California, and the author, editor or compiler of nine other books on music and religion.

More About the Author

Jonathan L. Friedmann, Ph.D., is a California-based scholar and practitioner of Jewish music. He spends his time serving as a pulpit cantor, composing and arranging sacred and secular music, researching the history and functions of synagogue song, exploring the roles of music in human life, and teaching at the Academy for Jewish Religion, California. He has written hundreds of popular and peer-reviewed articles, published several books on music and religion, and is the co-founder of two cutting-edge bands: Rabbinical School Dropouts and Elijah's Chair. Jonathan's regular column on music can be read at Thinking on Music (thinkingonmusic.wordpress.com).

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Share your thoughts with other customers