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Israel
FLAG
Capital:
Jerusalem
Largest City:
Jerusalem
Official Language:
Hebrew, Arabic
Demonym:
Israeli
Currency:
Shekel (ILS)
Religion:
Judaism (74.8%)
 The music of West Asia is
modal.
 Harmony is not
emphasized but rather
includes salient features
such as melodic comple...
West Asian music is commonly
used during:
 Communal worship (in Mosque,
Synagogue and Church)
 Mystic rituals (Sufis, Ha...
Vocal Music of Israel
 Israel singers have a distinctive vocal style.
 They sing with guttural and throaty
enunciation.
Two Divisions of Jewish Music
1. Devotional
 almost entirely vocal
 featured during Sabbath and other holy days
 The ar...
Two Divisions of Jewish Music
2. Secular
 instruments and voice are used
 played during life passage events
 context li...
Instrumental Music of Israel
 Hora – a dance that often has strong off
beats and asymmetric meters; uses
accompaniment
Instrumental Music of Israel
Accompaniments:
 Lute (similar to Philippine banduria)
 Laud (similar to Indian sitar)
 Da...
Significant Instruments of Israel
Jewish Lyre
Psalterion
Shofar
Other Significant Instruments of
Arab Countries
Goblet
Toft
Other Significant Middle Eastern
Instruments
Oud Darbuk
Music of Israel - MAPEH 8 (Music 3rd Quarter)
Music of Israel - MAPEH 8 (Music 3rd Quarter)
Music of Israel - MAPEH 8 (Music 3rd Quarter)
Music of Israel - MAPEH 8 (Music 3rd Quarter)
Music of Israel - MAPEH 8 (Music 3rd Quarter)
Music of Israel - MAPEH 8 (Music 3rd Quarter)
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Music of Israel - MAPEH 8 (Music 3rd Quarter)

Vocal and Instrumental music of Israel

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Music of Israel - MAPEH 8 (Music 3rd Quarter)

  1. 1. Israel
  2. 2. FLAG
  3. 3. Capital: Jerusalem Largest City: Jerusalem Official Language: Hebrew, Arabic
  4. 4. Demonym: Israeli Currency: Shekel (ILS) Religion: Judaism (74.8%)
  5. 5.  The music of West Asia is modal.  Harmony is not emphasized but rather includes salient features such as melodic complexity and ornamentation.
  6. 6. West Asian music is commonly used during:  Communal worship (in Mosque, Synagogue and Church)  Mystic rituals (Sufis, Hasidic)  Life passage events (Weddings, Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah, Anniversaries)  Entertainment (Belly Dancing, Folk Dancing)
  7. 7. Vocal Music of Israel  Israel singers have a distinctive vocal style.  They sing with guttural and throaty enunciation.
  8. 8. Two Divisions of Jewish Music 1. Devotional  almost entirely vocal  featured during Sabbath and other holy days  The art of Hazan (leader of prayer in synagogue) has always been evident in the culture.  Shofar is a special call to prayer and repentance; it is sounded on the High Holidays
  9. 9. Two Divisions of Jewish Music 2. Secular  instruments and voice are used  played during life passage events  context lies outside the religious domain  very rhythmic and have popular and romantic texts
  10. 10. Instrumental Music of Israel  Hora – a dance that often has strong off beats and asymmetric meters; uses accompaniment
  11. 11. Instrumental Music of Israel Accompaniments:  Lute (similar to Philippine banduria)  Laud (similar to Indian sitar)  Darbuk (goblet drum)
  12. 12. Significant Instruments of Israel Jewish Lyre Psalterion Shofar
  13. 13. Other Significant Instruments of Arab Countries Goblet Toft
  14. 14. Other Significant Middle Eastern Instruments Oud Darbuk

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