Definitions

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  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or in the fashion of a cantor

Etymologies

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cantor +‎ -ial

Examples

  • The hip-hop stylings of Matisyahu or the traditional cantorial liturgy of Yosele Rosenblatt?

    Jenna Weissman Joselit: What Is Jewish Culture?

  • "It's such great fun to sing, since I get to combine some cantorial flourishes with a dash of Yiddishkeit and a classic Jewish story," said Mr. Breitzer.

    Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas

  • Alan Nahigian Avram Grobard, the former proprietor of the El Avram nightclub, at his home in Watchung, N.J. Yet in addition to much of Broadway (and the related "songbook") "Jewish music" also means klezmer, traditional cantorial wails and other liturgical music, a unique heritage of novelty songs, spoken-word and comedy, not to mention everything that comes out of Israel (a spectrum of pop and folk music unto itself).

    Schvitzing the Night Away

  • Filed under: Arts | Tagged: blues, cantorial music, JDub, Jeremiah Lockwood, jewish music, The Sway Machinery, WJMF 09 | 2 Comments »

    2009 June « The Blog at 16th and Q

  • Filed under: Arts | Tagged: blues, cantorial music, JDub, Jeremiah Lockwood, jewish music, The Sway Machinery, WJMF 09

    The Sway Machinery Comes to the Jewish Music Festival « The Blog at 16th and Q

  • I wanted my mother not to wear cotton house dresses with snaps and my father to play golf, not Moishe Oysher cantorial chants on the record player.

    Sybil Adelman Sage: Not My Mother's Genes: "I Will Not Be an Embarrassing Mother"

  • Songs like Mi Re Do and Burnt, with their fizzing staccato vocal lines in unison with her right hand are full of spiky energy; the cantorial organ-accompanied Ahavas Oylam has a suitably declamatory power; and there's a warm double-track vocal harmony on the Yiddish folk song Hulyet Hulyet.

    Judith Berkson: Oylam

  • She served as cantorial soloist at the New Reform Congregation in Los Angeles, California, and directed the music component of the intensive Hebrew Chalutzim program at Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, where she continues to co-lead Hava Nashira, the annual song-leading and music workshop she created.

    Debbie Friedman: Statement

  • The publication of "And You Shall Know Us by the Trail of Our Vinyl" can be seen as a manifesto for the breadth of Jewish music that Kun and the Idelsohn Society are trying to preserve: cantorial albums; Yiddish songs; comedy albums in English, Yiddish and Yinglish; Mickey Katz; records about the Holocaust, the struggle to free Soviet Jews; even Israeli disco fever.

    Tom Teicholz: Bagels, Bongos and Josh Kun

  • "When most people think of Jewish music in America, there are some very specific things they think about," said Kun, a founding member of the Idelsohn Society for Musical Preservation, alluding to cantorial and klezmer music, which he deemed hugely important.

    Tom Teicholz: Bagels, Bongos and Josh Kun

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