Franz Schubert and the Vienna Synagogue

Title:
Franz Schubert and the Vienna Synagogue
Creator:
Jacobson, Joshua R. (Author)
Language:
English
Publisher:
American Choral Directors Association, August 01, 1997
Type of resource:
Text
Genre:
Articles
Format:
electronic
Digital origin:
born digital
Abstract/Description:
Franz Schubert is the only great composer before the twentieth century to compose a setting in Hebrew of the liturgy for the synagogue. This article examines Schubert's unique composition and places it in the context of Vienna's social, cultural, and religious life in the early nineteenth century.
Comments:
Originally published in Choral Journal, August 1997, pp. 9-15.
Subjects and keywords:
Franz Schubert
synagogue music
Hebrew music
liturgy
choral music
Ethnomusicology
Jewish Studies

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