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The Jewish Music Companion

Historical Overview, Personalities, Annotated Folksongs

By Velvel Pasternak

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Historical Overview, Personalities, Annotated Folksongs. Composed by Velvel Pasternak. Tara Books. Jewish. Softcover with CD. 216 pages. Tara Publications #CLVPA60T. Published by Tara Publications (HL.331082).

Item Number: HL.331082

ISBN 1928918247. Jewish. 7.5x10.5 inches.

Noted musicologist Velvel Pasternak has worked to capture and transmit the musical traditions of world Jewish communities. The Jewish Music Companion is dedicated to those topics that represent the broad panorama of Jewish music. Written in an easily understandable manner, the book is comprised of four sections: An Historical Overview; Jewish Music Artists; Annotated Folksongs; and an Appendix. Transcriptions of music with chords are included, as well as a CD with 14 selections representing the spectrum of Jewish folksongs.