By Sarah M. Ross
In this energetic examine, Sarah M. Ross brings jointly scholarship on Jewish liturgy, U.S. historical past, and musical ethnology to explain the a number of roots and improvement of feminist Jewish tune within the final area of the 20th century. targeting the paintings of prolific songwriters akin to Debbie Friedman, Rabbi Geela Rayzel Raphael, Rabbi Hanna Tiferet Siegel, and Linda Hirschhorn, this quantity illuminates the biographies and oeuvres of innovators within the box, and indicates how this new musical shape arose from the wealthy contexts of feminism, identification politics, people track, and Judaism. as well as offering deep content material research of person songs, Ross examines the feminist Jewish track scene around the usa, the reception of this track, demanding situations to disseminating the track past casual settings, and the country of Jewish tune publishing.
Rounding out the image of the transformation of Jewish song, the amount includes appendixes of songs and songwriters a range of musical transcriptions of feminist Jewish songs, and a complete discography.
This e-book will curiosity students and scholars within the fields of yank Jewish heritage, women’s stories, feminism, ethnomusicology, and modern renowned and folks music.
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A Season of Singing: Creating Feminist Jewish Music in the United States (HBI Series on Jewish Women) by Sarah M. Ross