|Translated title||Music for the Synagogue. The Collection of Marcel Lorand in the Augsburg University Library|
|Editor & Curator||
Augsburg, Germany, 2008. 72 pp., illustrations: 33 b&w, 24 × 17 cm. German.
Universitätsbibliothek Augsburg (November 2008–18 January 2009)
The development of synagogue music, principally in Europe, during the late 18th–20th C. Composed in the wake of the Reform movement, the music was intended for cantor, choir and the newly-permitted organ, and was strongly influenced by contemporary Kunst—and church music. Extensive essay on the history of Jewish liturgical music, with particular attention paid to this later period, its leading figures and centers. Exhibition material presented according to printed sheets, manuscripts, non-liturgical Jewish music, and composers. 117 items.
Hebrew illuminated manuscripts, Italy, 12th–14th C