By Jehoash Hirshberg
This e-book provides a social background of the song of the Jewish group in Palestine from the beginnings of Jewish immigration to Palestine in 1880 to the announcement of the kingdom of Israel in 1948. the tale is an interesting case examine of a small society of immigrants and refugees who verified an across the world well-known expert musical institution opposed to the backdrop of 2 global wars, the absorption of successive waves of immigrants, neighborhood skirmishes, and a full-scale nationwide battle. notwithstanding below Ottoman and later British rule, Jewish society in Palestine was once almost independent in cultural concerns; its musical tradition struggled for a stability among a transplanted ecu history and a strong, ideologically pushed wish to locate proposal from the East. Hirshberg opens with an outline of track in Palestine below Ottoman rule, after which proceeds to chart the momentous background of the subsequent seventy years in a generally chronological framework. His ultimate chapters middle at the huge array of ideological and social polemics which ruled the musical scene for the whole interval.
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Extra info for Music in the Jewish Community of Palestine 1880-1948: A Social History
1914). Marcel Hammerschlag taught piano, theory, composition, and directed the choir. ', the chemist asked. . Alex Bein (London, 1971), 142. 144. 74 First brochure, 1911 (CZA 785).
74 First brochure, 1911 (CZA 785).
451. See Shahar, 'Eretz Israeli Song 1920–1950', 258, for a compilation of similar quotes from Habas's book. The concert culminated with a locally written national skit 'Of the Life of Jewish Farmers in Palestine'. The entire first street of the settlement, now a large boisterous city, has been preserved. In 1887 he settled as a teacher in Rishon Le'Zion. The Feast of Chanukah, traditionally marking the victory of the Maccabeans over the Greeks as a religious miracle, was transformed by the national Jewish movement into a symbolic celebration of a heroic victory of a few freedom fighters over a mighty oppressor.
Music in the Jewish Community of Palestine 1880-1948: A Social History by Jehoash Hirshberg