Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica

Sound Objects
(124 words)

Curator

Francesco Spagnolo.

Imprint

Berkeley, Calif., USA, 2013. Booklet, 16 pp., illustrations: 6 col., 28 × 10.6 cm. English.

Location

Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (22 January–28 June 2013)

Description

The role of objects that emit sound during synagogue rituals. Exhibits included the ceremonial objects themselves, books and manuscripts and other items that depict them, and recordings of their sounds. Brief introduction. Individual sections on: Ritual Noise, Sounds of the Torah, Cantors, Havdalah, The Voice of the Shofar, Postcards, Cantorial Texts, Harps, and The Shofar in the Text. Descriptive entries. 57 items.

main keywords

CANTORS
CEREMONIAL OBJECTS
HAVDALAH
MUSIC, SYNAGOGUE
POSTCARDS
SHOFAR
SOUND IN RITUAL
TORAH ORNAMENTS

minor keywords

Besamim
Bezalel Art School
Cantors, garments
Havdalah candleholders
Head coverings, men’s
Hebrew illuminated manuscripts, Italy, 15th C
Holy Land souvenirs
Keter Torah
Prints, biblical images
Purim groggers
Purim plates
Rimmonim
Shana Tova greeting cards
Tass
Torah binders
Torah cases
Yad

Cite this page
“Sound Objects”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 29 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC2104>
First published online: 2019



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